Bus driver charged with sex crime appears before a judge

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - A Chesterfield school bus driver accused of having a sexual relationship with a student made her first court appearance today.

44-year-old Tracy Allanson is charged with taking indecent liberties with a minor.

The parents of the teen say the woman was his school bus driver for a couple of years.

His mother told us she literally became sick after hearing the news, and hopes the driver will be brought to justice.

Friday, Allanson was arrested and charged for having sexual relations with the student.

This comes after they boys parents say they found pictures of Allanson on his flash drive and discovered emails between the two.

The mother says Allanson would take her son into the woods with a beach towel and at least on one occasion performed a sex act in the woods.

Police say the bus driver had been having a sexual relationship with the student for years, and Allanson acknowledge that relationship to officers.

She remains in jail on a $25,000 bond.

Allanson told the judge she plans to hire an attorney. A trial date was set for December.

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