Terry Jones, North Carolina teacher, surrenders to face 64 felony counts of sexual misconduct
WINSTON-SALEM — A former teacher with Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools turned himself in to police this afternoon to face charges he had a sexual relationship with at least one former student.
Terry Lamar Jones Jr. entered the Forsyth County Law Enforcement Detention Center with his attorney shortly after 1 p.m.. He faces 64 felony counts of sexual activity with a student.
Police began looking for Jones, the former band director at Parkland High School, after Jessica Martin, a former Parkland student, wrote an article for the N.C. Central University newspaper, saying she and a teacher had a sexual relationship while she was at Parkland.Investigators spoke to Martin, who graduated from Parkland in 2008. They say that between October 2007 and May 2008, Martin and Jones had engaged in sexual activity on numerous occasions.Jones’ bond has been set at $500,000. He faces a preliminary hearing May 13.