Eagle Crest High School band instructor accused of having sex with student
Jefferson County Sheriffs Office
Geoffrey Adam Banninger

By Joe Dahlke, KDVR

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.

FULL STORY: Eagle Crest High School band instructor accused of having sex with student - KDVR

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