Teen takes plea deal in school sex crime caseMinnesota News
-- A Fisher teenager will spend at least 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to sex crimes with two kindergarten girls during class time.
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A Fisher teenager will spend at least 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to sex crimes with two kindergarten girls during class time.
Jarrin Boucher, 18, pleaded guilty in a deal with prosecutors Tuesday in state district court in Crookston to two counts of first degree criminal sexual conduct with two girls during the 2011-2012 school year.
The terms of the plea agreement recommend a range from 12 to nearly 14 years in prison, said Alex Reichert, Boucher’s attorney. A judge will determine the exact sentence after an investigation.
As high school senior at the time, Boucher was taking part in a program that earned him class credit for assisting in the kindergarten class.
Boucher was first charged May 1 with sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl. Later, a 5-year-old girl came forward with similar allegations.
The girls told their parents and authorities Boucher touched them under their clothing during nap times.
After first denying the allegations, Boucher, who turned 18 in April, admitted to the acts.
Courtesy of the Grand Forks Herald