KPD Arrests KISD Teacher for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child

Killeen Police received information on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, that a teacher at the Iduma Elementary School allegedly engaged in inappropriate conduct with a student.

Through the investigation, detectives with the Criminal Investigation Division, Special Victims Unit, discovered that a juvenile victim disclosed that their teacher, Mr. Thomas Cannon, had inappropriate physical contact with the student.

On Friday, May 12, 2017, this case was reviewed by the Bell County District Attorney’s Office and a complaint was returned charging Thomas Lloyd Cannon with Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child and Justice of the Peace Claudia Brown issued a warrant for his arrest.  Detectives served the warrant and arrested Cannon at 6:49 p.m.  He was transported to the Killeen City Jail where he is awaiting arraignment.

We would like to thank the Bell County District Attorney’s Office, the Bell County Sheriff’s Office, the Children’s Advocacy Center of Central Texas, Killeen Independent School District, KISD Police Department and the families involved for assisting with this investigation.

Any further requests for information surrounding this incident can be directed to the Bell County District Attorney’s Office.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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