Sarah Lewis Utah teacher: What led to a Landmark High school educator plying a male student with alcohol and then filming their sexual tryst?
Sarah Lewis a Utah social studies and dance teacher has been arrested after being accused of plying a male student with booze and having sexual contact with the boy, all of which was caught on video.
Upon her arrest on Tuesday, the 27 year old married mother of one was taken into custody at the Utah County jail and charged with unlawful sexual activity with a minor and furnishing alcohol to a minor.
The charges come about after Lewis allegedly plied her 17 year old victim with vodka and beer before sexually engaging the boy at her Payson, home in January.
Upon the woman’s arrest who worked at Landmark High school, an alternative school in Spanish Fork, police Lt Bill Wright told via KSL that it was his understanding that Lewis’ tryst with the teen was a one-time incident.
Or was it?
A police report cited by the Daily Herald stated that during their romp, Lewis served the underage boy vodka and beer before sexually engaging him. The report also stated video recording the boozy interlude. That said cops have yet to ascertain who recorded the footage.
Officials with the Nebo School District learned of the allegations against Lewis on Monday after being contacted by the Payson Police Department and immediately placed the teacher on administrative leave.
Offered District spokeswoman Lana Hiskey: ‘We really appreciate the police giving us a heads up right away’.
According to her LinkedIn page, Sarah Lewis is a 2012 graduate of Utah Valley University who has taught at Landmark High School for two-and-a-half years.
According to its website, Landmark has about 340 students enrolled in grades 10-12.
Lewis has been ordered by a judge to have no contact with the alleged victim.
She is due back in court next Monday.
Not clear is how the tape came to make the rounds….