Arraignment of Destrehan teacher delayed

Arraignment of Destrehan teacher delayed

HAHNVILLE, La. (AP) - The arraignment of a former Destrehan High School teacher at the center of sex allegations involving a 16-year-old student has been pushed back to next month.

The New Orleans Advocate reports ( ) 32-year-old Shelley Dufresne (doo-FRAYN) was set to be arraigned Thursday, but her attorney, Deanne Williams, officially enrolled in the case only Wednesday.

The arraignment is now scheduled for Nov. 25.

Dufresne faces criminal proceedings in both St. Charles and Jefferson parishes.

Dufresne was arrested Sept. 30 by the St. Charles deputies and booked on one count of carnal knowledge of a juvenile stemming from an alleged

A day later, Dufresne was arrested again, along with a colleague, 24-year-old Rachel Respess, for allegedly having a three-way sexual encounter with the student in Respess' Kenner apartment after a football game.

Information from: The New Orleans Advocate,

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