A woman who previously worked at schools in Ontario and Seneca counties has been charged with having sex with a teenager.
Waterloo-based state police on Tuesday reported that Lindsey M. Halstead, 29, of East Bloomfield, has been charged with two counts of sexual misconduct and one count of endangering the welfare of a child. Halstead is accused of having sexual contact with a 16-year-old in the town of Seneca Falls.
Police said that Halstead was employed by the Waterloo Central School District from September 2014 through February 2018. She then worked for the Phelps-Clifton Springs Central School District as a long-term substitute teacher from February 2018 until April of 2018 when she was terminated.
She was being held at the Seneca County Jail Tuesday afternoon awaiting arraignment.
The investigation is continuing and additional charges are pending. Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact New York State Police in Waterloo at (315) 539-3530.