DeWitt High School Teacher Arrested for Sexual Misconduct

May 27, 2022

DeWitt High School History Teacher and Coach, Nicholas Wright, was arrested on Thursday, May 26, 2022, for sexual misconduct.

DeWitt Chief of Police Steven Bobo stated, "Nicholas Wright was arrested for sexual misconduct involving a student that attends DeWitt school. Formal charges will be filed."

After speaking with Chief Bobo, we reached out to DeWitt School District Superintendent, Dr. Nick Hill. Dr. Hill released the following statement, "The Dewitt School District is aware that a teacher was arrested and charged with two different counts of sexual assault involving a minor. This employee is on administrative leave pending further investigation into this matter and the employee will not be on any district campus. The district will closely track this matter and take appropriate employment action when facts become available."

The investigation is ongoing and more information will be released as it is made available.