Ashley Waffle, 22, of Oklahoma, United States became an employee of the Granite Public Schools on October 10, 2022. He was a teacher’s aide.
On October 25, 2022, Waffle allegedly started talking to a student, 16, via Snapchat. After this, they allegedly had sexual intercourse at her apartment on two separate occasions before November 9, 2022.
School officials alerted the Granite Police Department about a rumor of Waffle having sex with one of her students. The department started an investigation on November 9, 2022.
On November 10, 2022, the Granite Public Schools, which serves the town of Granite in Greer County, Oklahoma, fired Waffle. On November 17, 2022, she was arrested and booked into the Greer County Jail in Mangum, Greer County.
Waffle was charged with two charges of second-degree rape. Both charged carry sentences of up to 15 years in jail.
Granite is home to significant mining operations. Situated at the foot of the Wichita Mountains, the town is home to a medium-security corrections facility called Oklahoma State Reformatory.
The late Major League Baseball player Mike Brumley was born in Granite. On August 6, 2016, he died in Grapevine, Texas, USA at the age of 78.