Middle school coach arrested, charged with sexual assault of a child

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A Brewer Middle School coach in the White Settlement ISD is being held in the Tarrant County Jail in lieu of $250,000 Bond after White Settlement Police arrested and charged Christopher Garcia, age 37, with sexual assault of a child. Police received information of the sexual assaults on May 17 when a 16-year-old female notified friends and family members of on-going inappropriate sexual acts by Garcia.

Christopher Garcia
Christopher Garcia

The investigation has been filed and accepted by the Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office after an investigation by multiple police agencies and Child Protective Services.

This statement was released by the White Settlement ISD.

“Brewer Middle School teacher Chris Garcia resigned on May 18, 2014 after school officials were notified by local authorities of an allegation of inappropriate conduct with a child. The allegation is not with a Brewer Middle School student. The district takes all allegations seriously and is working with local authorities to help ensure the safety of all students.”

Garcia was arrested and charged on May 24 by White Settlement Police.