Jury Finds Uintah High School Teacher convicted of sexual crimes against student

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VERNAL — A jury on Friday found a former Uintah High School Multiple sex crimes committed by teacher against student during his time as teacher

Following A four-day trial is available Rodd Adam Repsher36 VernalHe was found guilty of four counts each of forcible sodomy, two counts object rape and two counts forcible sexual abuse. These are first-degree felonies.

The The jury found him not guilty in two other counts of forcible sexual activity, a first degree felony. These two counts were alleged at a local company. The other counts he was found guilty on between Repsher A student at the high-school or at his house.

The The charges were brought about by the behavior of 2015 and 2016. No charges were filed against the defendants Repsher until November 2019.

In 2016. Another teacher was spotted Repsher A 16-year old student was seen in his classroom, where he seemed to be pressing against her, according to an 8th police affidavit. District Court. After the incident was reported. Repsher He was later fired and placed on administrative leaves.

He had been teaching at the school from 2012 to 2012. However, no criminal charges were filed after the student was interviewed. The student did not reveal any information to law enforcement officers.

In July 2019: A new witness was brought forward, and the case was reopened. The reinterview of victim revealed that she had experienced “multiple sexual encounters with Rodd Repsher, who was employed as a teacher” at Uintah High School Police said. “The victim stated this started while she was a sophomore at the high school.”

Repsher Attorneys questioned me during the trial. I tested.

Repsher He was immediately taken into custody after the verdict had been read. The sentencing hearing will be held on the following day. Repsher On Oct. 11.


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