WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) – The Wichita Police Department arrested 41-year-old Matthew McFarren for unlawful voluntary sexual relations in violation of K.S.A. 21-5512. McFarren was a High School teacher at Trinity Academy.
The police department said it was notified in March of possible sexual relations occurring between McFarren and a 16-year-old student.
On March 20, the Kansas Highway Authority stopped McFarren on I-35 in Sumner County for a regular traffic violation. He was arrested on a warrant following the investigation.
Police said Trinity Academy officials are cooperating with the investigation. Eyewitness News has a call into the school for more information on the status of McFarren’s employment although he is not listed on the school’s faculty page.
The case has been presented to the Sedgwick County District Attorney’s Office.
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