Michigan woman aged SEVENTY NINE is charged with sending inappropriate Snapchats to underage child: Retired from school last year
- Sue Ann Asch was an educational assistant at Kalkaska Middle School until last September
- The 79-year-old is accused of sending sexual messages to a child she knew in the month of her retirement
- The former nurse remains in the county jail pending her next court appearance on February 12
A 79-year-old retired middle school worker in Michigan faces four years in prison after being charged with sending sexual texts and Snapchats to a minor.
Sue Ann Asch, 79, is accused of sending the messages to a child she knew in September 2023, the same month she retired as a paraprofessional teaching assistant with Kalkaska Public Schools.
Michigan State Police said Asch turned herself in after a felony warrant for her arrest was authorized on Jan. 8.
Investigators then seized several electronic devices from her home on West Street.
The devices were sent to the State Police Computer Crimes Unit, and a report was submitted to the Kalkaska County District Attorney’s Office for review.
She remains in the Kalkaska County Jail and faces a $5,000 bond before her next scheduled court appearance on Feb. 12
She was an assistant at the Kalkaska Middle School until her retirement last September
Police began investigating after interviewing the child at the Traverse City Children’s Advocacy Center in September.
Kalkaska Public Schools Superintendent Rick Heitmeyer said upnorthlive.com that Asch worked for the school district starting in 2012.
He said she was a paraprofessional at Kalkaska Middle School at the time of her retirement in September.
Asch was arraigned in a district court on Monday on one count of assaulting children for indecent purposes.
She remains in the Kalkaska County Jail and faces a $5,000 bond before her next scheduled court appearance on Feb. 12.