Alissa McCommon, the Tennessee teacher charged with raping a 12-year-old student, has been rearrested for texting the victim and attempting to intimidate him. She was taken into custody at her home in Covington and now faces charges of aggravated stalking, harassment, and coercing. This new arrest comes just three weeks after McCommon was initially arrested for the rape accusations. She had been released on a $25,000 bond with the condition that she has no contact with the boy she is accused of raping in 2021. However, McCommon allegedly tried to get around this by texting the 12-year-old from a new phone number. The evidence shows that she used a specific code word known by the juvenile, which she had previously used to confirm his privacy before sending him nude photographs on Snapchat.
The Covington police department made this statement regarding the case. The rearrest of Alissa McCommon, the Tennessee teacher accused of raping a 12-year-old student, has raised serious concerns about the safety and well-being of the victim. It is deeply disturbing that despite being released on bond with strict conditions, McCommon allegedly attempted to intimidate and stalk the victim by texting him from a new phone number. By using a code word known by the juvenile, which she had used to send him explicit photos in the past, McCommon violated the no-contact order and displayed a disturbing pattern of coercion and manipulation.
The actions of McCommon highlight the urgent need for stricter monitoring and enforcement of protection orders in cases involving minors. It is crucial that authorities take this new arrest seriously and ensure that the victim receives the necessary support and protection. This case underscores the importance of safeguarding vulnerable individuals and holding perpetrators accountable for their actions. As the investigation unfolds, it is crucial for the justice system to prioritize the well-being of the victim and take all necessary measures to ensure their safety moving forward.