A former Lyon County Middle School teacher is in jail after nation police say he admitted to seeking to get naked videos of college students. Michael McCuiston, 33, was arrested early Sunday. He’s charged with tampering with physical evidence

The first thing Superintendent Russ Tilford says he knew had to show up turned into to fireplace McCuiston. He didn’t get the chance, even though. Tilford says when he went to the prison Sunday, McCuiston resigned. Tilford now says the district will do the whole thing it may to assist police with the research.

“We’re dissatisfied. We’re hurt. That’s part of it,” Tildford says.


Tilford says many in the district are nonetheless in surprise after the arrest of one in every of their own.

Police say McCuiston — a teacher and educate at the center school — admitted to placing his telephone up in one of the college’s lavatories. McCuiston allegedly told investigators he turned into trying to report nude video of a specific female.

Tilford says McCuiston had a clean report with the school district, so nobody noticed this coming.

“The safety and safety of our students and team of workers are continually our top precedence. You realize, even though we regularly try to be proactive in the one’s things, every so often you need to react to the surprising, and that’s how I categorize this. It became very surprising,” Tilford says.

While Kentucky State Police is dealing with the research, Lyon County Sheriff Brent White says his workplace will help perceive victims and is prepared to assist the organization in any manner it can.

“It’s nauseating for the general public. It’s virtually nauseating and extremely anxiety ridden for the leading businesses that need to deal with the aftermath of placing the pieces lower back together or someone taking gain of the innocence of a child,” White says.

Tilford says he’s committed to protective what he says is the district’s most valuable asset — the kids.

“We experience the equal emotion that our mother and father experience and that our network feels. We’re right there with them on this. Know that we’re doing all that we are able to do,” Tilford says.

Tilford says he has already suggested the arrest and allegations to the state standards board. He also says if the allegations are actual, he and other college leaders want to make certain McCuiston in no way works with kids again.