JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. -- (KDVR) -- A band instructor at Eagle Crest High School has been arrested for allegedly having sex with a student, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said.
Authorities said they arrested Geoffrey Adam Banninger, 23, at his home in Golden on Wednesday.
The part-time band instructor is accused of having sex with a 16-year-old female student and authorities believe the incidents happened at Banninger’s home.
He was arrested on suspicion of Sexual Assault on a Child by One in a Positon of Trust and for Sexual Assault on a Child, Pattern of Sexual Abuse; both class 3 felonies.
Banninger was fired by the Cherry Creek School District and had also been a volunteer coach with the Arvada High School Band.
He is being held on a $5,000 bond.