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Married female teacher charged with sexual penetration of a boy after having sex with underage student

By Mason White 4:32 PM May 23, 2017
Tiana Sanchez
Tiana Sanchez
By: Emily Lewis

(Scroll down for video) A female teacher was hit with sex crimes charges after having a sexual relationship with her underage student, according to police in New Mexico.

The New Mexico State Police said that they have arrested 31-year-old Tiana Sanchez, after being accused of having an ongoing sexual relationship with her 17-year-old student.

Sanchez has been charged with 4 counts of criminal sexual penetration of a child. She was booked into the Grant County Detention Center, and her bail has been set at $5,000.

According to the police investigation, Sanchez was married and had been a teacher at the Silver City High School, when she began having sex with the 17-year-old student.

The sexual assault came to light after the mother of the victim saw Sanchez’s naked photos on her son’s phone. The mother called the police and showed them text messages and images of a sexual nature.

The boy told police that he had sex with his teacher at least four times in one month. The Silver Consolidated School District has announced that Sanchez is no longer employed as a teacher.