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CSD Statement RE: Teacher Arrest

Venture High School instructor Daniel Taylor is shown today during a 1st District Court appearance. Gabe Cohen/KHQ reports that Taylor is being held on a $50,000 bond. (Photo: Gabe Cohen)

The Coeur d'Alene School District has issued the following statement re: the arrest of Venture High School teacher Dan Taylor on sexual allegations:

The Coeur d’Alene School District confirmed with Coeur d’Alene Police that late yesterday Daniel Taylor was arrested on four sexual assault charges involving a minor.  Mr. Taylor is a Science teacher at Venture High School and has been employed with the district since August 2011. The police department confirmed that the allegations and charges do not involve any of Mr. Taylor’s students at Venture High School nor did any of the alleged events occur on school property.  The school district continues to work closely with the police department.  Daniel Taylor is on administrative leave until the district receives additional information from law enforcement and our judicial system. Full statement here.

Update: Court sets child rape suspect bond at $50,000
Earlier: Original story by Gabe Cohen/KHQ here


D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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