Former Missouri Teacher Sentenced to 60 Days

4 years 7 months 1 day ago Thursday, February 21 2013 Feb 21, 2013 Thursday, February 21, 2013 6:38:13 PM CST February 21, 2013 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A former Jefferson City middle and high school band teacher has been sentenced to 60 days in jail for having sexual contact with a student.

The Jefferson City News-Tribune reports that Christopher Knehans's attorney argued for a 30-day sentence Wednesday. But Judge Dan Green Wednesday ordered the maximum 60 days allowed by the plea agreement, beginning immediately.

The 39-year-old pleaded guilty in September to two counts of sexual contact with a student.
Under the sentence, Knehans will serve three years supervised probation after he is released from the jail. He also will be required to register as a sex offender.

The indictment said he inappropriately touched a 17-year-old student in September 2011.

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