QUARTZSITE, AZ — The Quartzsite Police Department has arrested a 23-year-old man in connection to an alleged sexual relationship with a minor.
Officials say they received information Friday that a student and a teacher in the Quartzsite Elementary School District were involved in an inappropriate relationship.
That man was identified as 3rd and 4th-grade teacher, Garrett Sweetland.
During the investigation, it was learned that the unnamed minor were in a boyfriend and girlfriend relationship, and had engaged in sexual acts on multiple occasions.
Sweetland was arrested and booked on 10 counts of sexual conduct with a minor.
This is an ongoing investigation, stay with ABC15 for the latest information.