SOLON, Ohio (WJW) -- A Cuyahoga County grand jury has returned an 18-count indictment on former Solon band director Edward Kline.
Kline, 50, was indicted on 17 counts of gross sexual imposition and one count of sexual imposition. According to court records, the victim was 12 years old at the time.
Solon Police began an investigation in June this year into an alleged September 2010 incident. Kline was arrested on September 23.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports the 2010 incident allegedly happened at Solon Middle School, Solon Police said in September.
Solon Schools released a statement about the arrest in September:
“We have been informed by the Solon Police Department that a former teacher was arrested and charged today in relation to inappropriate contact with a student in 2010.
"The district became aware of these troubling new allegations this summer. As we communicated to our school community in June when these new reports were made, school should be a safe space and we take the safety and emotional well-being of all our students -- past and present -- extremely seriously. The district is unable to comment further as this is still an ongoing investigation."