The court case involving the alleged assault of a student by a Robeson Public Schools teacher has been delayed for a second time.
The Robesonian reports that the case of Charles Eugene Davis II has been delayed for a second time:
Charles Eugene Davis II, of Pat Street in Spring Lake, was in Robeson County District Court before District Court Judge Jeff Moore. He is charged with assault on a child under age 12 and misdemeanor child abuse, according to court records and information from the Robeson County Detention Center.
Davis’ attorney was not present at the hearing, and the case was continued until Nov. 1. Davis said he has retained a lawyer from Hogan Edwards & Blue, LLP in Fayetteville.
Davis did work for the PSRC, but he no longer is employed with the school district, according to Grady Hunt, attorney for PSRC’s Board of Education. Hunt did not disclose more information.
Charles Eugene Davis II, age 54, was arrest on May 28 of this year and was charged with assault on a child under age 12 and misdemeanor child abuse.
At that time, he was issued a $5,000 bond, which he posted and was released from custody.
His teaching license on file with the state expired in June of this year. Davis is the 16th public education employee arrest tracked by this website in 2021.