Who is Maxwell Alexander Bero? (Teacher Accused of Having Sex With Student) Biography, Wiki
Maxwell Alexander Bero is an American Maryland teacher and former Democratic congressional candidate. He is charged with sexually assaulting a 14-year-old student on school property. The alleged assaults took place when he taught the eighth-grader at Col. E. Brooke Lee Middle School in Silver Spring as the police said.
A Montgomery County school teacher is facing charges for sex crimes involving a young student who was in eighth grade at the time of the incidents. Maxwell Alexander Bero 30, of Clarksburg had sexual encounters with the 14-year-old child from August 2014 through June 2015. pic.twitter.com/4trZ1fzGnw
— Everything DC MD & VA (@TheDMVDailyy) August 27, 2020
The Montgomery County police was a teacher at Col.E.Brooke Lee Secondary School in Silver Spring when she had inappropriate sex with a 14-year-old girl, a student of 30-year-old Maxwell Alexander Bero.
On July 28, 2020, SVID detectives began an investigation into allegations of sexual abuse of the (now 19-year-old) victim by Bero. Detectives learned that during the 2014-2015 school year, Bero engaged in inappropriate sexual contact and exchanged inappropriate sexual materials and messages with the juvenile victim/student.
Earlier today, August 26, Bero was served with an arrest warrant charging him with offenses to include sexual abuse of a minor and multiple counts of committing a third-degree sexual offense. He was transported to the Central Processing Unit. Bond information is not available at this time.
Detectives are concerned there may be additional victims of Bero and are asking anyone who believes that he/she is a victim to call SVID detectives at 240-773-5400.
Bero’s current teaching assignment is at Watkins Mill High School in Gaithersburg. Bero has been placed on administrative leave by the school system. Inquiries regarding his employment should be directed to Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS).
Police said their sexual intercourse took place on school property after school hours.
Bero was arrested on Wednesday and charged with multiple crimes of sexual abuse and third-degree sexual crime of a child.
Bero is currently a social studies teacher at Watkins Mill High School in Gaithersburg, head boys’ college lacrosse coach and assistant college football coach. School officials say he is on administrative leave.
“These charges are highly relevant and unacceptable and represent complete trust, responsibility, honesty and violation of the law,” a spokesperson for Montgomery County Public Schools told parents. “We hold our employees to a high standard of character, and these claims violate this. Please know that our students’ safety is our top priority and we are committed to providing a safe learning environment for all.”