Middletown Teacher Charged With Sex Assault

Police arrested Christine Powell on Friday.

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    A former special education teacher at Middletown High School appeared in court this afternoon, charged with second degree sexual assault and accused of sex with a minor.

    Christine Powell, 39, of Middletown, resigned from her job in December after more than 10 years in the Middletown school district.

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    Details of the case against have not been released. Police arrested Powell at her home around 6:30 p.m. on Friday and has been in police custody since.

    Her lawyer, John Maxwell, said Powell misses her two children. In court he said Powell is going through a divorce.

    Powell is due back in court on Feb. 22.