Former Wichita Northwest High School teacher charged with child sex crimes


WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – A former Wichita Public Schools teacher is charged with child sex crimes.

On Saturday night, Shawn Wingfield, 48, was arrested on suspicion of two counts of sexual exploitation of a child. He was charged Monday.

The complaint form claims that twice Wingfield unlawfully possessed an image of a child under 18 years of age engaging in sexually explicit conduct.

A judge set Wingfield’s bond at $50,000. His next court date is Aug. 12.

The district’s website said Wingfield was a gifted teacher at Northwest High School. However, a district spokesman said he is no longer employed.

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