Cherokee Co. teacher faces sex offenses

Published: Sep. 30, 2008 at 11:15 AM EDT
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CANTON, Ga. - A drama school educator in Cherokee County

faces sex related charges following his arrest for two-counts of

sexual assault.

The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office said 41-year-old Matthew

Gantz was also charged with tampering with evidence.

The alleged assaults were reported by the victim and began in

2007 when she was 17.

A sheriff's spokesman said Gantz, a teacher at Cherokee County

High School, was being held without bond.