Ahwatukee teacher accused of sex with student

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David DePuydt, 27 By Mike Gertzman David DePuydt, 27 By Mike Gertzman
By Mike Gertzman By Mike Gertzman

PHOENIX -- A teacher in Ahwatukee has been arrested and booked on charges of sexual conduct with a minor.

David DePuydt, 27, is accused of having a sexual relationship with one of his 15-year-old students for seven months beginning in January.

DePuydt was a photography and world history teacher.

DePuydt teaches at Horizon Community Learning Center by 48th Street near Chandler Boulevard.

Police said the victim was interviewed, and she disclosed the acts to the detectives. DePuydt later admitted them too, and was arrested on six counts of sexual conduct with a minor.