Posts Tagged school sex scandal

Former Y Leader Charged Faces Child Sex Abuse Charges

Never a week goes by that we don’t read several stories about priests, pastors, camp counselors or teachers facing sex abuse charges. This week is no different, although today’s story originates in our own community. Police have arrested Ronnie Johnson and charged him with 14 counts of sexual abuse related crimes. Included in the list [...]

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Teacher Pleads Not Guilty To Sexual Assault of Students

All the news about sexual assaults within the Archdiocese of Milwaukee has been focused on priests. Until now. Yesterday a 29 year old teacher at Messmer High School pleaded not guilty to 2 counts of felony 2nd degree Sexual Assault of a Child. According to court records the victims, identified only by their initials, are [...]

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Teacher Sent To Prison For Having Sex With Students

According to an article in Iowa’s Globe Gazette, a math teacher from Aplington-Parkersburg, Iowa was sentenced to 5 years in prison for having sex with students. The teacher, Ashley Anderson, had sex with 4 students between the ages of 16 and 18. She is 24. Consensual sex between an adult and someone 16 or 17 [...]

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Vatican Refuses Service of Father Murphy Lawsuit – More Delays for Abuse Victims

by Brian Mahany The Vatican has refused service of a summons and complaint filed by a sexual abuse victim in a Milwaukee federal court. The victim, a 61 year-old man from Chicago, says Father Lawrence Murphy molested him as a child. Although Murphy died in 1998, the lawsuit claims church officials knew of the abuse [...]

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Fallout from the Olympia Brown School Sexual Assault Case – Wisconsin Poised to Eliminate Legal Loophole

by Brian Mahany There are 35 different categories of professionals that are required to report abuse in Wisconsin, educational assistants are not included. That may soon change. Recently a 9 year-old special needs child in Racine was allegedly sexually assaulted multiple times within the last several weeks.  The abuse went on for approximately 3 weeks [...]

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West Bend Teacher Sent to Prison for Sex with Student

West Bend Teacher Sent to Prison for Sex with Student by Brian Mahany Aaron Heroux, a former West Bend High School teacher, was sentenced to 6 years in prison for having sex with one of his students. Heroux, age 27, admitted to having sex with a 16 year-old student. The six year sentence is the [...]

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