Boardman teacher arrested for sexual abuse

Robert Weems

Windy River Elementary School sixth grade teacher Robert Weems was placed on leave the day before he was arrested on sexual abuse charges, the Morrow County School District announced Monday.

According to a press release, the district was “made aware of a potential situation regarding Weems” on Feb. 1 and immediately placed him on leave. The following day, he was arrested by The Dalles Police Department on multiple counts of sexual abuse in the second degree and third degree and official misconduct.

Weems was hired to teach at the Boardman elementary school July 1.

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