Gardiner Area High School Teacher Accused of Rape

GARDINER, Maine (WABI) - A teacher at Gardiner Area High School is accused of rape.

43-year-old John Glowa, Jr. of Readfield is charged with gross sexual assault and giving liquor to a minor.

He's been employed by the school since 2008 and was immediately place on administrative leave according to the Superintendent.

The girl involved attends a different school, not Gardiner High.

Glowa is being held on $50,000 bail.

His next court appearance is in April.