Chesterfield police have charged a teacher for taking indecent liberties with a student from Matoaca High School. Police said Craig Nixon, 50, engaged in a relationship with a juvenile female student while teaching at Matoaca High School. Nixon was no longer employed by the school as of April 3rd, 2018. He began teaching at the school in 2000.
“These are very serious charges, and Craig Nixon is not an employee of Chesterfield Schools,” said Shawn Smith, spokesperson for Chesterfield County Schools to NBC12.
Nixon, who lives in the 13300 block of Pharlap Turn in Chesterfield, was being held without bond at Riverside Regional Jail pending an appearance in court today.