, a 62-year-old Oakland Township resident, was arraigned in 52-3 District Court Friday on five counts of accosting children for immoral purposes, a five-year felony, and four counts of malicious intent with a telecommunications device, a six-month misdemeanor.He
is currently in jail on a $100,000 bond.
was suspended from the school district in late March, immediately following notification from Minnesota police. He has been a teacher with the Troy School District since 1973, and has coached boys and girls soccer at Troy High School since 1987.District spokesman Tim McAvoy said there is no evidence that Wheatley had inappropriate relations with any children from Troy schools.
According to Carley, Wheatley
and the 13-year-old Minnesota girl first made contact in a chat room, and began speaking on the phone last August.
Around November, the conversations became increasingly lurid, with Wheatley
and the girl describing themselves as having phone sex on at least 10 occasions.Carley said the two never met in person, though Wheatley
may have been planning a tryst at the time of his arrest, said Carley.
Shortly thereafter Wheatley
was suspended from his
...Carlos Wheatley, 62, a teacher and coach with the Troy school district, has been charged with having a long-distance sexual relationship with a 13-year-old girl.