Birmingham, AL 10/07/2017
A 30-year-old Pinson Valley High School teacher has been formally charged.
Joseph Allan Farmer of Collinsville, AL was taken into custody yesterday morning after the female victim came forward to report inappropriate sexual contact. Farmer was questioned by detectives and admitted to an inappropriate sexual relationship with the victim.
Detectives have obtained arrest warrants formally charging Farmer with School Employee Engaging in Sex Act with Student Under 19, Sexual Abuse 1st Degree, and Sodomy 1st Degree. He remains in the Jefferson County Jail with bond set at $120,000.