Future could be tough for English - WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

Future could be tough for English

February 13, 2007

Valdosta - A former assistant superintendent for Valdosta City Schools faces an uncertain employment future even after criminal charges against him were dropped.

Rick English was initially charged with being a peeping Tom, accused of peering in a 14-year old neighbor's window in 2004.

He was convicted of lesser charges, but the court of appeals recently threw out a felony sentence for tampering and all charges were dismissed.

English could re-apply for his old job, but school officials say they would have to re-examine his case to determine if it were safe for him to work in a school environment.

His lawyer says finding a new job may not be an easy task.  "Because he's Rick English and because for some reason this case got so much attention, I'm sure it will be hard for him to quietly apply for jobs or quietly blend back into the community," says Sam Dennis, attorney for English.

Dennis says English has many supporters who stood by him and will continue to help him.

English served about two months of a six-month sentence.

 

Feedback: news@walb.com?subject=English

  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • American Legion Post 30 hosts Memorial Day breakfast

    American Legion Post 30 hosts Memorial Day breakfast

    Monday, May 29 2017 11:33 AM EDT2017-05-29 15:33:45 GMT

    Albany's American Legion Post 30 hosted a breakfast on Monday morning to honor the country's fallen heroes.

    More >>

    Albany's American Legion Post 30 hosted a breakfast on Monday morning to honor the country's fallen heroes.

    More >>
  • Phoebe Putney honors missing and fallen veterans

    Phoebe Putney honors missing and fallen veterans

    Monday, May 29 2017 10:12 AM EDT2017-05-29 14:12:38 GMT
    The table is located inside the cafeteria of Phoebe Main (Source:WALB)The table is located inside the cafeteria of Phoebe Main (Source:WALB)

    Phoebe Putney is honoring fallen and missing veterans with a Missing and Fallen Comrade Table. The table is located inside the cafeteria of Phoebe Main and will be displayed through the end of the month.

    More >>

    Phoebe Putney is honoring fallen and missing veterans with a Missing and Fallen Comrade Table. The table is located inside the cafeteria of Phoebe Main and will be displayed through the end of the month.

    More >>
  • One dead in Albany wreck

    One dead in Albany wreck

    Monday, May 29 2017 9:56 AM EDT2017-05-29 13:56:04 GMT

    One person was killed and five others were injured in a wreck in Albany early Sunday morning.

    More >>

    One person was killed and five others were injured in a wreck in Albany early Sunday morning.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly