Pennsylvania Teacher Pleads No Contest to Child Luring - Update
According to court documents, Geraldine Alcorn, 29, of Pittsburgh was charged back in March after police were alerted by a youth worker that the child’s mother had caught Alcorn and her daughter home alone in the child’s home.Alcorn faces five years of probation.
The mother found several letters written by the child to Alcorn which were titled “Things Ms. Alocorn and I can do,” “What we can do,” and “When can we do it.” The mother also found 21 post-it stickers on the child’s binder.
During the investigation police were able to recover 2,400 text messages between the student and Alcorn over a two week period.
In several of the messages, the student and Alcorn expressed “a deep love for each other,” the court document alleges.
Pennsylvania Teacher Accused of Child Luring
[Previous 3/28/15 post]
(Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) A 28-year-old teacher at Beechwood Elementary School, Geraldine Alcorn, has been accused of child luring, corruption of minors and attempting to interfere with custody of the child upon being obsessed with one of her 11-year-old female students.
Reportedly, "… the 11-year-old student’s mother said 2,400 text messages were exchanged between her child and the Beechwood Elementary School teacher over a two-week span."
According to police, the texts expressed “deep love” between Alcorn and the student. The pair talked about Alcorn adopting the 11-year-old, texting that they would be “on the run” for a while.Alcorn was booked and released on $100,000 bond.
Police said after the girl's mother discovered the messages on her iPod, she found handwritten letters in her daughter's school binder labeled "Things Ms. Alcorn and I can do," "What we can do" and "When we can do it."