SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) — A 34-year-old middle school band teacher in western Oregon is facing multiple felony child sexual abuse charges.
Matthew McKinley Woodford on Sunday remained in the Lane County Jail with a $1.7 million bond.
The Springfield Police Department arrested Woodford on Friday. He faces 17 charges that include luring a minor.
Springfield School District spokeswoman Jenna McCulley on Saturday told The Register-Guard that Woodford has been placed on leave from his job as Thurston Middle School’s music director.