Former youth volunteer and PTA president charged with child molestation

Ooltewah man with connections to Abba's House and Wolftever Creek Elementary faces charges in LaGrange, Georgia

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tennessee (WDEF) – Former church and school leader in our area now faces molestation charges in Georgia.

Dustin Spillers from Ooltewah was arrested in Hamilton County to face charges in Lagrange.

The charges involve child molestation and sexual battery.

Spillers resigned as President of the PTA at Wolftever Creek Elementary over the holidays.

He previously served as a volunteer youth minister at Abba’s House, but left there in 2015.

He was never a paid staff member there.

The Hamilton County school system provided us a copy of a letter that WolfteverCreek  Principal sent to parents about Spillers:

 

January 17, 2023

Dear Parents/Guardians,

On Monday, January 2, our PTA released a statement via Member Hub and Class Dojo that the former PTA President, Dustin Spillers, had stepped down from the PTA effective immediately. Mr. Spillers is no longer affiliated with our PTA or our school in any way. He has not been on our campus since his resignation.

Today, news has broken regarding Mr. Spillers arrest for crimes in another State.  Please know that these allegations have no known connection to our school or to his former role as PTA President.

We are concerned by this news, as we are certain our families are. We remain committed to keeping our students’ safety as our top priority. We will continue to use our Raptor System to notify us of individuals who could pose a safety concern for our staff or students.

Sincerely,

Gail Huffstutler

WCES Principal

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