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Ex-Gwinnett teacher/coach arrested after 'alleged sexual assault being committed with high school students'

David Lamberth, 42, was working at Crisp County High School as a special education teacher and baseball coach.

CRISP COUNTY, Ga. — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation announced on Thursday the arrest of an ex-Gwinnett County teacher and coach on a sexual assault charge stemming from an investigation into "alleged sexual assault being committed with high school students."

David Lamberth, 42, was working at Crisp County High School as a special education teacher and baseball coach.

A GBI release said that, "preliminary information gathered by the Crisp County Sheriff's Office indicated that one sexual assault with a student occurred in Dooly County.

Lamberth has previously worked at Central Gwinnett High School.

He had been in Crisp County since August 2013, according to the GBI, and resigned on Oct. 30.

After being arrested on Thursday, Nov. 19, he was booked into the Dooly County Jail, the GBI said.

"This is an active, ongoing investigation and additional charges are expected," the GBI release stated. "If the public has information in reference to this investigation, please contact the GBI Region 13 Office at 478-987-4545. Tips can also be submitted by calling 1-800-597-TIPS(8477), online at https://gbi.georgia.gov/submit-tips-online, or by downloading the See Something, Send Something mobile app."