A former Miles City science teacher was booked into jail Tuesday on suspicion of multiple sexual encounters with a 15 year old girl that took place in December of 2016. He is also being charged with attempting to conceal evidence related to the case.
Morgan Pett, 38, was charged with six counts of sexual intercourse without consent, one count of sexual abuse of children and one count of tampering with evidence, according to charging documents filed in April in Custer County District Court
An employee from the Custer County Jail stated that Pett had to be extradited from Alaska, where he was working after leaving his job at Custer County High School. Pett is being held in the Custer County Detention Center on $500,000 bail. He faces a maximum of life in prison and a minimum of four years per charge for sexual intercourse without consent, four years for sexual abuse of children and 10 years for tampering with evidence.