The Morrow County School District placed Robert Weems, a teacher at Windy River Elementary, on paid administrative leave on Feb. 1. Weems teaches sixth grade at the school and was hired by the district on July 1, 2017.
The school district was made aware of a potential situation regarding Weems on the morning of Thursday, Feb. 1, and immediately placed him on leave. Weems, 42, was arrested on Friday, Feb. 2 by The Dalles Police Department and has been charged with two counts of second-degree sexual, one count of third-degree sexual abuse and one count of official misconduct.
The district is unable to provide any other information on personnel issues.