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More Details on Teacher Sex Allegations

(La Porte, IN) - More details are being revealed about the criminal sex allegations against a school teacher.


35-year-old John Doty is scheduled to make his initial appearance tomorrow in La Porte Circuit Court. The charges are rape, attempted rape, and child seduction.


According to court documents, Doty from La Porte was a high school biology teacher in South Bend, and the 16-year old alleged victim was one of his students.


After a friendship developed between the two people, it’s alleged some of the crimes took place on drives out in the rural areas of La Porte County and at Doty’s residence in the 100 block of Patton Street.


According to court documents, the girl was being raised by her grandparents. At one point, the grandparents became suspicious and caught Doty and their granddaughter in the same vehicle together not long after he allegedly had his way with the girl.


Doty was a science teacher and swimming coach at La Porte High School for nearly ten years before taking the South Bend teaching job.


Though Doty and the victim are both in LaPorte County, the allegations involve activities during his tenure as a teacher in South Bend. 

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