Teacher Arrested for Child Molestation in Union County

Blairsville, GA – The Union County Sheriff’s Office recently received information that a Union County teacher was sexually involved with a student in 2013. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested to assist the Union County Sheriff’s Office with the investigation.

During the course of the investigation, the GBI was able to determine that former middle school physical education teacher Shawnetta D. Reece, now 40 of Blairsville, was sexually involved with a 15 year old student in 2013. The student was moving from the 8th grade into the 9th grade during this time. As a result of the investigation, Reece has been arrested for child molestation and sexual assault by persons with supervisory or disciplinary authority.

Upon completion of the investigation, the case will be provided to the Enotah Judicial Circuit District Attorney for prosecution.