Fischer initiated a conversation with the detective and, soon after, solicited for sexual contact with the detective, who he believed to be a juvenile, according to the release.Fischer also sent sexually explicit images, presumably of himself, to the detective, according to the release.Police in Virginia say they have become aware of other possible victims of a Carroll County Public Schools teacher who was arrested Wednesday after soliciting a detective posing online as a teenage boy.Kenneth Brian Fischer, 39, of the 800 block of Amherst Lane in Westminster, is facing charges in Virginia on four counts of solicitation of a minor in connection with an online chat investigation that began Aug.Kenneth Fischer, was arrested yesterday on four counts related to child sex offenses.We know that the charges are serious and we recognize and understand your desire to have additional information.When asked if there were complaints from former students, O’Neal said he could not comment on personnel matters.
When it was determined that Fischer lived in Maryland, the detectives contacted the Maryland Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force for assistance with the investigation.He later moved into administration, and was the assistant principal at North Carroll High from 2007 to 2010, assistant principal at Francis Scott Key High School from 2010 to 2013 and then principal at Manchester Valley High School from 2013 until 2015.Four days before the start of the school year in 2015, Fischer requested a return to the classroom and was transferred to Sykesville Middle School for the 2015-16 year.“The safety of the children is everyone's top priority, and we are all working to make sure all evidence is obtained and every lead pursued."Fischer, a Liberty High School graduate, began his career with CCPS in 2000 as a teacher at North Carroll High School, before going to Winters Mill High School from 2002 to 2007.
In 2006, he was named the Carroll County Public Schools Teacher of the Year.
Fischer, who most recently taught at West Middle School and is a former Carroll County Public Schools Teacher of the Year, has been suspended by the school system without pay since his arrest.