McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

December 18, 2012

Quinton teacher accused of raping student

By Rachel Petersen
Staff Writer

McALESTER — A Quinton substitute teacher is accused of raping a 17-year-old student.

Andrea Antrich, 24, of Quinton, was charged Friday in Pittsburg County District Court with five counts of second degree rape.

The charges allege Antrich was having an ongoing sexual relationship with a 17-year-old male Quinton student between Oct. 1 and Nov. 30.

Quinton Police Chief Tim Reavis was called to Quinton High School on Nov. 29 regarding allegations that a teacher had been having a sexual relationship with a student, according to a police affidavit.

While interviewing the student, Reavis determined that Antrich and the student had allegedly had an on-going sexual relationship at her home after school hours.

“I then told Miss Antrich of the allegations and asked her if they were true,” Reavis states in the affidavit, “and she stated yes that she and the student did have a sexual relationship.

Police determined that the crime of rape had allegedly been committed “based upon the victims statement and the defendants statement and the fact that she was a substitute teacher and he is a student.”

In seeking comment, a working phone number for Antrich could not be located.

If convicted, Antrich is facing up to 15 years imprisonment for each count.



Contact Rachel Petersen at rpetersen@mcalesternews.com.

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