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Teacher convicted of sexual assault

November 14, 2007

Bainbridge--  A Bainbridge high school teacher is sentenced to 30-years in prison for having a sex with a 17-year-old student.   Thirty-four-year old Richard Dennis Whitehead was found guilty on 9 counts of sexual assault of a person in custody.

Whitehead was caught after friends of the teen girl saw inappropriate text messages from the teacher on her cell phone.  The girl's mother reported it to Sheriff's deputies, and they arrested him.

 

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