On Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 Bergman High school teacher Donald Fate, age 33, was arrested on probable cause for sexual assault. Sheriff Mike Moore opened the investigation after receiving a report of Fate’s alleged inappropriate sexual involvement with a female senior student.
Boone County Investigators were able to obtain statements and evidence relating to the case that lead to the subsequent arrest of Fate. During questioning about the allegations Fate confessed his involvement with the student and was then booked into the Boone County Jail on 2nd Degree Sexual Assault Charges, a class B Felony.
Fate is currently free on a $50,000.00 bond.