ARMADA, MI – 25 year old Robert Yaek who was a teacher at Armada Middle School is facing charges that include three counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, one count of distributing sexually explicit matter to children, two counts of using a computer to commit a crime and one count of possessing child sexually abusive material. He could spend the rest of his life in prison. Yaek is accused of having a sexual relationship with a 13-year-old student earlier this year.
Allegedly Robert Yaek had multiple sexual encounters with the 7th grade girl in a closet in the middle school and in a rented home in Armada. The investigation started in the middle of May. School district officials had received allegations about the situation but had no evidence. District officials then turned the information over to police.
Yaek was a science and math teacher at Armada Middle School. He has resigned from the Armada School District.
Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith stated that Robert Yaek must be held accountable. Yaek is expected to be arraigned in 42-1 District Court – Romeo later this week.