Phil” and accused Hooker of brainwashing her daughter.
The couple maintains that, while they met when Jordan was 14, their relationship did not become physical until she was of age, making it permissible under current laws. The Modesto Bee reported that Tammie Powers sent a text message to one of the newspaper’s reporters Friday saying she and her daughter were catching a flight to an undisclosed location.
Hooker requested that his bail amount be reduced, and the judge set a hearing for Tuesday to consider the matter.
Police said the investigation started after Hooker announced his relationship in February with Jordan Powers, whom he taught at Enochs High School in Modesto.
The two reportedly broke up after Hooker was arrested on charges of sexual assault against another student back in 1998, but when CBS13 went to Hooker’s apartment on Tuesday, Jordan Powers, his former student at Enochs High School, answered the door.
Phil” along with her daughter, isn’t sure what happens next.
MODESTO (CBS/AP) – A former Central California teacher who made national headlines when he left his job and family to move in with an 18-year-old student was arrested Friday on suspicion of sexually abusing a different student more than a decade ago, police said.
Christopher Hooker, 41, was arrested at his home and booked in Stanislaus County Jail on one count of oral copulation with a minor.
Miller said she was vulnerable, and Hooker took advantage of that vulnerability.
Hooker, now a former teacher, was sentenced Wednesday after pleading no contest earlier this week to a misdemeanor charge of having oral sex with Miller 15 years ago.
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The bill would also forbid suggestive communication such as sexual text messages.