Gwinnett County Teacher Arrested for Sexual Battery, Assault

James Everette Buckland (Couretesy: Gwinnett County Jail)

Police have arrested a Gwinnett County middle school teacher after investigators said he inappropriately touched a former student.

The Gwinnett County School District said James Everette Buckland, a teacher at Summerour Middle School, had improper sexual conduct with a former student during her visit to the school. The incident did not involve any current students.

Gwinnett County Jail records indicate that Buckland was arrested for sexual battery and sexual assault.

The school district said Buckland has been a teacher with them for the past five years.