Police believe there may be other victims.
Rockville, Md (KM) Charges of sex abuse of a minor and multiple counts of committing third-degree sex offense have been filed against a Montgomery County Public School Teacher. Maxwell Alexander Bero, 30, of Gate Rail Road in Clarksburg was arrested on Wednesday.
Police say Bero engaged in inappropriate sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl between 2014 and 2015 when he was a teacher at Colonel E. Brooke Middle School in Silver Spring. They also say he exchanged inappropriate sexual material and messages with the student. The girl was an eighth-grader at the time. She is now a 19-year-old.
Bero is currently assigned to Watkins Mill High School in Gaithersburg. Montgomery County Public Schools have placed him on administrative leave.
Detectives say there may be more victims of Bero, and are asking them to contact the Montgomery County Police Special Victims Investigations Division at 240-773-5400.
By Kevin McManus