Tad Cummins Trial Set For July In Nashville

Posted at 12:39 PM, Jun 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-06 13:58:37-04

The trial date has been set for the former teacher accused of kidnapping a Maury County teenager.

According to court documents obtained Tuesday, Tad Cummins’ trial date has been set for July 25 in Nashville. He has pleaded not guilty to federal charges in the case

Cummins had been indicted on charges of transporting a minor across state lines for the purpose of engaging in criminal sexual conduct and obstruction of justice.

He was initially charged in a criminal complaint on April 20, 2017, after he was found in Cecilville, California with the 15-year-old alleged victim.

Cummins and the 15-year-old had been the subject of a nationwide search by law enforcement, after leaving the Columbia, Tennessee area on March 13.