Jonathan William Herbert, 30, was arrested after the alleged butt bite July 4. The 14-year-old girl was swimming on a Lake Lanier Islands beach around 8 p.m. when Herbert swam underwater and bit her, according to the Hall County Sheriff’s Office.
After he was arrested, Herbert tried to bribe a deputy with $200, an indictment says. He was indicted on Aug. 13 on the bribery charge and charges of second-degree cruelty to children, sexual battery against a child under the age of 16, battery and public drunkenness.
Gwinnett County Public Schools opened an internal investigation into Herbert after his arrest. He resigned from the school district on Aug. 1, according to a district spokesman.
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