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Fomer Lunch Lady & Her Boyfriend Indicted on Child Endangering Charges
CARLISLE -- A lunch lady is accused of serving up more than lunch. Investigators say she was serving alcohol to minors, and performed a sex act in front of them.
This story first came to light a week ago, when Laura Oditt was charged with nine counts on contributing the the delinquency of a minor.
"These are our children and they should be safe in school, in the classroom and in the lunchrooms," said Barbie Cone, a concerned parent. "The adults that should have been adults has really hurt some children and it needs to be dealt with."
Laura Oditt and Jason Fletcher each face two charges of endangering a child and one charge of public indecency, stemming from an incident in December.
According to the indictment from a Hamilton County Court, Oditt and Fletcher took two juvenile girls to a hotel room, gave them alcohol and then performed a sexual act in front of them.
"It could be my kids, it could be your kids, or anybody's kids, I mean, they shouldn't be faced with something like that," Daniel Cone, a concerned parent.
Last week, Oditt was put on paid administrative leave from her job as a lunch lady at Carlisle High School after prosecutors charged her with several counts, saying she was giving alcohol to kids under 21 at her home.
"It makes me scared to let anybody besides myself around my own children," said Barbie.
And as more information comes out, it gets harder for her to understand.
"The story just keeps escalating. I meant there's no telling what skeletons she has in her closet," said Barbie.
Investigators say Fletcher also tried propositioning one of the minors to have sex with him at a different time. He goes to trial for that in July.
CARLISLE -- A high school lunch lady accused of giving alcohol to minors is now facing even more charges. Laura Oditt, a former high school cafeteria worker in Carlisle is now facing additional charges.
Today, Oditt and her boyfriend, Jason Fletcher, were indicted in Hamilton County on charges of child endangering and public indecency.
According to investigators, back in December, Oditt and Fletcher to two juvenile girls with them to a hotel room, gave them alcohol and then performed sex acts in front of the girls. Oditt is also accused of providing alcohol to minors in her home.
Local parents are both shocked and appalled at the allegations.
"It could be my kids, it could be your kids or anybody's kids I mean they shouldn't be faced with something like that," Daniel Cone, a local parent told us.
Oditt was put on paid administrative leave after the first charges surfaced, and is still on leave from the high school. We reached out to both Oditt and Fletcher, but neither had any comment on the case.
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