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Court date set for ex-teacher accused of kidnapping Maury Co. teen

Posted June 6, 2017 3:06 p.m. EDT

— The former teacher accused of kidnapping a Maury County teen and taking her across the country will face trial in July, according to court records.

In an order filed on Tuesday, Federal Judge Aleta Trauger set a July 25 court date for Tad Cummins, accused of taking the Maury County teen in March and staying on the run for more than a month until they were found in a remote part of northern California.

Cummins was indicted on charges of transportation of a minor with intent to engage in criminal sexual activities and destruction, alteration and falsification of records in federal investigations.

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