Urbandale Middle School Teacher Facing Sex Abuse Charges
Dallas County authorities say an Urbandale Middle School teacher is in custody charged with 11 counts of sex abuse. Benjamin Hoffman was arrested Wednesday in connection with the case and is being held in the Dallas County Jail. Police say between May and July of this year, Hoffman allegedly had sexual contact with a 13 year-old who was a current Urbandale Middle School student at the time as well as a 14 year-old former student at Norwalk Middle School. The incidents allegedly occurred at a West Des Moines apartment where Hoffman was living.