A Jefferson County Public Schools teacher is facing more than a dozen charges related to sex crimes involving a minor.Documents show Micca Watts-Gordon, 36, has been indicted on nine felonies and six misdemeanors. According to JCPS officials, Watts-Gordon worked W.E.B. DuBois Academy, an all-boys middle school, and was reassigned in November 2019 to non-instructional duties. They said she has had no contact with children and is still employed with the school system as police investigate the allegations.Those allegations include having sex with a minor, distribution of obscene matter to a minor and more.The alleged events span Aug. 25, 2019, to Nov. 19, 2019. She is also accused of tampering with physical evidence sometime between Nov. 18, 2019, and Jan. 16, 2020. It’s unclear how many children are involved, but only one set of initials related to a victim is listed on the indictment. That person is listed as being less than 16 years old at the time of the alleged crimes.Here’s a full list of the charges listed on the indictment: Unlawful transaction with a minor (class B felony), use of a minor in a sexual performance (class B felony), six counts of sexual abuse (class D felony), tampering with physical evidence (class D felony), two counts of criminal attempt sodomy (class A misdemeanor) and four counts of distribution of obscene matter to minors (class A misdemeanor).Some of the charges, if convicted, could lead to 20-plus years in prison.JCPS Superintendent Dr. Marty Pollio was asked about the investigation during a Wednesday news conference. He said, “Anytime there is a police investigation, we let them handle it before we are able to take any action because we don’t want multiple investigations going on at the same time. has no contact with JCPS students and that will continue until the conclusion of the investigation, and then we will take action as needed.”WLKY will update this story as we learn more.

A Jefferson County Public Schools teacher is facing more than a dozen charges related to sex crimes involving a minor.

Documents show Micca Watts-Gordon, 36, has been indicted on nine felonies and six misdemeanors.

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According to JCPS officials, Watts-Gordon worked W.E.B. DuBois Academy, an all-boys middle school, and was reassigned in November 2019 to non-instructional duties. They said she has had no contact with children and is still employed with the school system as police investigate the allegations.

Those allegations include having sex with a minor, distribution of obscene matter to a minor and more.

The alleged events span Aug. 25, 2019, to Nov. 19, 2019. She is also accused of tampering with physical evidence sometime between Nov. 18, 2019, and Jan. 16, 2020.

It’s unclear how many children are involved, but only one set of initials related to a victim is listed on the indictment. That person is listed as being less than 16 years old at the time of the alleged crimes.

Here’s a full list of the charges listed on the indictment:

Unlawful transaction with a minor (class B felony), use of a minor in a sexual performance (class B felony), six counts of sexual abuse (class D felony), tampering with physical evidence (class D felony), two counts of criminal attempt sodomy (class A misdemeanor) and four counts of distribution of obscene matter to minors (class A misdemeanor).

Some of the charges, if convicted, could lead to 20-plus years in prison.

JCPS Superintendent Dr. Marty Pollio was asked about the investigation during a Wednesday news conference. He said, “Anytime there is a police investigation, we let them handle it before we are able to take any action because we don’t want multiple investigations going on at the same time. [She] has no contact with JCPS students and that will continue until the conclusion of the investigation, and then we will take action as needed.”

WLKY will update this story as we learn more.

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