DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) — A Flower Mound High School teacher was arrested for indecency with a child Monday, now police are searching for additional victims.
James Moore, 58, was arrested and charged with the second-degree felony crime on October 21.READ MORE: Oh Poop! Suspects Wanted For Arson In Southlake After Blowing Up Porta Potty With Fireworks
Police said the offense occurred five years ago at a private residence, but since Moore is currently a teacher at a high school — concerns were raised about the possible existence of other victims.READ MORE: 'Intoxiflation': Despite Higher Prices, Floridians Will Continue Buying Booze Over Holiday Season
Moore is currently on administrative leave from Flower Mound High School — where he worked as a Spanish teacher.
The High School’s Principal Chad Russell released the following statement Tuesday:
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“We think it is important to keep you informed of situations happening on our campus, even if your student isn’t directly impacted. FMHS Spanish teacher James Moore was arrested yesterday by the Dallas Police Department (DPD) and charged with indecency with a child. Mr. Moore was immediately placed on administrative leave by the district.
We know you may have questions, but we are not privy to any additional information, as this is an ongoing DPD investigation. At this time we do not believe this situation involved an FMHS or Lewisville ISD student, but if you or your student has any information you believe may be important, we want to encourage you to reach out to DPD or a trusted adult at school. You can read what the DPD released regarding the situation on the DPD Beat website.
Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us if you believe your student needs additional support in response to this situation.”
The Dallas Police Department is now asking anyone with information on Moore to contact Det. Rodriguez at 214-671-4200.