Case against accused Stamford teacher Danielle Watkins continued

Police say Danielle Watkins turned herself in earlier

Police say Danielle Watkins turned herself in earlier this month after having a sexual relationship with a student that began when he was 17.

STAMFORD - The case against a Stamford teacher accused of having sex more than 20 times with a student was continued in court today.

Police say Danielle Watkins, 32, turned herself in earlier this month after having a sexual relationship with a student that began when he was 17.

When the student tried to break it off, police say Watkins threatened him.

She is also accused of providing the victim and another student with marijuana.

Watkins is on leave pending the outcome of the case and is getting treatment at a hospital that deals with psychiatric and addictive disorders.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Katie Rosa is a self-proclaimed 1 Hometown Hero: Katie Rosa
Workers from New York headed to Stamford Tuesday 2 Striking Charter Communications workers protest in Stamford
Greenwich police say they believe the same man 3 Police: Chase Bank robbed for second time in 24 hours
Fairfield Ludlowe High School students to witness mock 4 Fairfield Ludlowe H.S. students to witness mock crash
Funeral today for FDNY firefighter William Tolley from 5 Funeral set for FDNY firefighter killed in the line of duty

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

Norwalk police say they arrested 37-year-old Danielle Watkins, Stamford teacher accused of sex with student

A teacher in Stamford is accused of having sex with a student. Norwalk police say

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE