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Berthoud teacher arrested on charges of sexual assault of a child

By: Amber McIver-Traywick | The Surveyor | June 24, 2021 | Local News

The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office released a statement last week indicating a 24-year-old Turner Middle School teacher had been arrested on charges of sexual assault of a child.

LCSO received a Safe2Tell report, a school safety reporting system that utilizes phone and digital anonymous reporting, alleging an inappropriate sexual relationship between a teacher and student at Turner Middle School.

Kyle Faust

The LCSO reported that after a further investigation the teacher was revealed to be Kyle Alexander Faust of Thornton and the victim was a 13-year-old girl. The alleged crimes began in March of this year and occurred both at the school and away from the school.

Investigators executed a search and arrest warrant and Faust was taken into custody without incident at his Thornton residence. He was booked into the Adams County Jail on the following allegations:

Enticement of a Child (class 4 felony) Sexual Assault of a Child by One in Position of Trust (class 3 felony) Internet Sexual Exploitation of a Child (class 4 felony) Internet Luring of a Child (class 5 felony)

Faust is scheduled for a disposition hearing August 17 at the Larimer County Justice Center.

Anyone with information about this incident or any other incident involving Faust is asked to call LCSO Investigator Kevin Hobson at 970-498-5162. You may also call Crime Stoppers at 970-221-6868 where you will remain anonymous.


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