Mossville Elementary teacher charged with criminal sexual abuse

By WEEK Reporter

December 5, 2012 Updated Oct 28, 2013 at 6:20 PM CDT

PEORIA, Ill -- A Mossville Elementary teacher accused of having an improper relationship with a 16-year-old boy appeared in Peoria County Court Wednesday.

Kayla Trueblood, 22, faces a single charge of criminal sexual abuse. If convicted, Trueblood could face a maximum of three to seven years in prison.

Trueblood is to have no contact with the victim or his family.

Trueblood is no longer in jail, she posted bond Wednesday.

A preliminary hearing has been set for January 3.

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