Frankfort supt. issues statement on teacher investigation

Frankfort High School (WLFI File Photo)
Frankfort High School (WLFI File Photo)

FRANKFORT, Ind. (WLFI) — Community Schools of Frankfort Superintendent Don DeWeese said the Frankfort Police Department notified him that Tom Weeks, a history teacher and boys basketball coach at Frankfort High School, is under investigation and could be possibly charged.

DeWeese would not specifically say what the investigation is about or what charges he could be facing. DeWeese said the school has contacted all families believed to be involved. He said the school is cooperating with police during the investigation.

DeWeese said Weeks did not resign and is still employed by the school. DeWeese says the school board has not taken action yet.

Frankfort Police Department previously said they received information Monday, May 26 of possible misconduct allegations between a Frankfort High School teacher and a student.

Frankfort Police Chief Troy Bacon described the investigation is “very active and ongoing.”

Bacon said since the investigation is still underway, no other information pertaining to the possible suspect will be released at this time. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, off topic, or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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