Wellington school band director arrested for sex crimes involving student

WELLINGTON, Kan. The band director for Wellington's middle school and high school is charged with multiple sex crimes involving a student, Sumner County Jail records show.

Records show Wellington police arrested 30-year--old Benjamin Lee Olson Thursday evening (March 8). Charges include sexual exploitation of a child and unlawful sexual relations between a teacher and a student older than 16.

The school district's website lists Olson as the band director for the middle school and high school.

Sumner NewsCow reports Olson's been charged with four felony counts of sexual exploitation of a child and one felony count of unlawful sexual relations as a teacher with a student.