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Former teacher pleads guilty of sex with student
ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH ^ | 03/06/2008 | Robert Kelly

Posted on 03/07/2008 10:54:47 AM PST by day10

HILLSBORO — A former substitute teacher in the Dunklin School District in Jefferson County will be sentenced next month after pleading guilty of having sex with a 14-year-old student. Teresa Engelbach, 22, of Pevely, pleaded guilty last week to one felony count of second-degree statutory rape and one misdemeanor count of sexual misconduct. She could get up to 7 years in prison and a fine of up to $5,000 on the rape charge, and up to 6 months in prison and a fine of up to $500 on the sexual misconduct charge. Jefferson County Circuit Judge M. Edward Williams set sentencing for April 15. The charges against Engelbach were filed last March after the student, then in the eighth grade, reported to a teacher that he had had sex with Engelbach, a substitute teacher at Senn-Thomas Middle School in Herculaneum. The teacher told school administrators, who called police. The incidents took place last year between Feb. 1 and March 13 in several areas of Jefferson County and did not involve other students, police said. Engelbach had a substitute teaching certificate from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, which requires a fingerprint background check through the Missouri Highway Patrol and FBI. Those checks came back clear, Dunklin Superintendent Stan Stratton has said. Stratton said Wednesday that Engelbach had not taught in the district since she was charged. Her attorney, Daris Almond Jr., was unavailable Wednesday for comment. Stratton said Engelbach also formerly taught at the district's high school and elementary school. She began working for the district, which has 1,350 students, in September 2006. Jim Morris, a spokesman for the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, said Engelbach did not renew her substitute teaching certificate for the 2007-2008 school year.

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Yet another:


1 posted on 03/07/2008 10:54:49 AM PST by day10
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To: jasoncann

Ping


2 posted on 03/07/2008 10:55:02 AM PST by day10 (Rules cannot substitute for character.)
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To: day10

Not guilty.


3 posted on 03/07/2008 10:55:58 AM PST by Sgt_Schultze
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To: day10

Not Guilty, your Honor!


4 posted on 03/07/2008 10:55:58 AM PST by G Larry (HILLARY CARE = DYING IN LINE!)
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To: day10

SOOOO not guilty.


5 posted on 03/07/2008 10:56:24 AM PST by Lazamataz (Why isnít this in Breaking News????)
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To: day10

It’s wrong on every level, but if this was a man, he would be looking at 20 years.


6 posted on 03/07/2008 10:56:24 AM PST by Republic of Texas (Socialism Always Fails)
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To: day10

If the Catholic Priest fiasco is any guide shouldn’t this school district be sued into oblivion?


7 posted on 03/07/2008 10:56:37 AM PST by Pietro
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To: day10

The student was another gal, I reckon.


8 posted on 03/07/2008 10:57:17 AM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: day10

“The charges against Engelbach were filed last March after the student, then in the eighth grade, reported to a teacher that he had had sex with Engelbach...”

I guess she wasnt very good. Not guilty however.


9 posted on 03/07/2008 10:57:17 AM PST by Hacklehead (Crush the liberals, see them driven before you, and hear the lamentation of the hippies.)
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To: day10
did not renew her substitute teaching certificate for the 2007-2008 school year.

Don't think she will ever have one of those again.

10 posted on 03/07/2008 10:57:31 AM PST by org.whodat (What's the difference between a Democrat and a republican????)
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To: day10

Hmmm. It could go either way; we need more evidence before guilt can be determined properly. I’m leaning towards not guilty, though.


11 posted on 03/07/2008 10:57:33 AM PST by Hemingway's Ghost (Spirit of '75)
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To: jdm

Not guilty.


12 posted on 03/07/2008 10:57:40 AM PST by Perdogg
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To: day10

I can’t be the first to say the usual cliche’, “Where the teachers like that when I was a horny young student?”


13 posted on 03/07/2008 10:59:05 AM PST by garyhope (It's World War IV, right here, right now, courtesy of Islam.)
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To: day10

All these teachers having sex with thier young students sends out a disturbing message: Young boys are better than the metrosexual (i.e. sissified) men they normally would hang out with.


14 posted on 03/07/2008 10:59:57 AM PST by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1 - Take no prisoners))
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To: day10

From a woman’s perspective, she looks rather mannish. However, as a straight female, I am automatically struck from this jury.


15 posted on 03/07/2008 10:59:58 AM PST by AnnGora (I am unique. Just like everybody else.)
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To: pissant

I’d rather tap Chelsea than tap that. She looks kind of like a guy to me.


16 posted on 03/07/2008 11:00:04 AM PST by jdm (Contrary to popular belief, the search function works just fine.)
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To: pissant
Did you read the article?

"...reported to a teacher that he had had sex with Engelbach,"

17 posted on 03/07/2008 11:00:14 AM PST by BullDog108 ("Conservatives believe in God; Liberals think they ARE God " -- Ann Coulter)
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To: AnnGora

Thank you! You beat me by six seconds with that remark, but yes, I’m a guy and she looks rather masculine to my eye.


18 posted on 03/07/2008 11:01:34 AM PST by jdm (Contrary to popular belief, the search function works just fine.)
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To: jdm

You need to tap the brakes. Chelsea? Seriously?


19 posted on 03/07/2008 11:01:46 AM PST by Republic of Texas (Socialism Always Fails)
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To: BullDog108

Well that settles that. You would have to be crazy to become a teacher.


20 posted on 03/07/2008 11:03:22 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Republic of Texas

Hell yeah!


21 posted on 03/07/2008 11:04:03 AM PST by jdm (Contrary to popular belief, the search function works just fine.)
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To: day10

Not guilty.


22 posted on 03/07/2008 11:05:05 AM PST by buccaneer81 (Bob Taft has soiled the family name for the next century.)
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To: day10
Better picture (not verified but claims to be her):


23 posted on 03/07/2008 11:05:18 AM PST by raybbr (You think it's bad now - wait till the anchor babies start to vote!)
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To: Republic of Texas; jdm

Have you seen the recent photos of her? Have no idea what she looks like in person, but from recent photos, I’d hit it!


24 posted on 03/07/2008 11:06:03 AM PST by BullDog108 ("Conservatives believe in God; Liberals think they ARE God " -- Ann Coulter)
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To: raybbr

No, that’s another one. Not Debra LaFave, but that one is even better than Debra. I’m not sure what her name is, though.


25 posted on 03/07/2008 11:07:12 AM PST by jdm (Contrary to popular belief, the search function works just fine.)
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To: raybbr

Definitely NOT a guy.
Seven of Nine?


26 posted on 03/07/2008 11:07:19 AM PST by Sgt_Schultze
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To: raybbr

That looks a lot like the patron saint of Naughty Teachers, and inspiration for these FR posts and jury decisions, Debra LaFave.


27 posted on 03/07/2008 11:07:25 AM PST by day10 (Rules cannot substitute for character.)
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To: raybbr

Whoa! Not guilty AND gets a settlement from the DA’s office for false arrest and harassment!


28 posted on 03/07/2008 11:08:33 AM PST by buccaneer81 (Bob Taft has soiled the family name for the next century.)
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To: raybbr

Even not guiltier.


29 posted on 03/07/2008 11:08:39 AM PST by pogo101
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To: AnnGora

“From a woman’s perspective, she looks rather mannish.”

Now that you mention it, is that an Adam’s apple?


30 posted on 03/07/2008 11:09:00 AM PST by Hacklehead (Crush the liberals, see them driven before you, and hear the lamentation of the hippies.)
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To: Sgt_Schultze
Seven of Nine?

Six of one?

31 posted on 03/07/2008 11:09:28 AM PST by Digital Sniper (Hello, "Undocumented Immigrant." I'm an "Undocumented Border Patrol Agent.")
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To: raybbr

Not guilty...but not her.


32 posted on 03/07/2008 11:09:56 AM PST by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: Hacklehead
Now that you mention it, is that an Adam’s apple?

Nah. She's just happy to see me.

33 posted on 03/07/2008 11:10:13 AM PST by buccaneer81 (Bob Taft has soiled the family name for the next century.)
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To: day10
A pedophile is a pedophile is a pedophile. If this offender had been a guy, the same chorus of "not guilty" would suddenly find their moral compass.

If convicted, lock her up and throw away the key.

34 posted on 03/07/2008 11:10:48 AM PST by Digital Sniper (Hello, "Undocumented Immigrant." I'm an "Undocumented Border Patrol Agent.")
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To: AnnGora

As a VERY straight male I look at the picture and think, “This woman should not have difficulty with men her age.” It just mystifies me why an adult, though I guess she is young at 22, would chance throwing everything away like this.

I don’t get it.


35 posted on 03/07/2008 11:10:50 AM PST by day10 (Rules cannot substitute for character.)
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To: day10
Having never had this happen to me when I was a youngster I have to wonder what prompted this youth to turn in his girlfriend.

I had fantasies about one of my teachers (or more) so I can understand being seduced by a young attractive teacher. But having been seduced what would make you want to stop.

Guilt maybe?

36 posted on 03/07/2008 11:12:37 AM PST by Pontiac (Your message here.)
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To: day10

Well, there are a lot of people here that wish they did.


37 posted on 03/07/2008 11:13:21 AM PST by WakeUpAndVote (Pork, just bring the hot sauce!)
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To: AnnGora
Dark Roots?
38 posted on 03/07/2008 11:14:07 AM PST by Little Bill (Welcome to the Newly Socialist State of New Hampshire)
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To: org.whodat

Don’t count on it..


39 posted on 03/07/2008 11:15:02 AM PST by MissEdie (On the Sixth Day God created Spurrier)
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To: BullDog108; Republic of Texas
ChelSEA OF LOVE...

Do you remember when we met
That's the day I knew you were my pet
I want to tell you how much I love you

Come with me, my love
To the sea, the sea of love
I want to tell you how much I love you

Come with me, to the sea

Do you remember when we met
That's the day I knew you were my pet
I want to tell you how much I love you

GUITAR SOLO

Come with me, to the sea

Come with me, my love
To the sea, the sea of love
I want to tell you how much I love you

Come with me, to the sea


Ha ha!

40 posted on 03/07/2008 11:17:16 AM PST by jdm (Contrary to popular belief, the search function works just fine.)
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To: Sgt_Schultze

7 of 9 was the character played by Jeri Ryan on Star Trek: Voyager.

Pure hotness there.


41 posted on 03/07/2008 11:17:20 AM PST by Raymann
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To: Sgt_Schultze

I’m assuming you find prominent Adam’s apples in women appealing?


42 posted on 03/07/2008 11:18:15 AM PST by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: Digital Sniper
A pedophile is a pedophile is a pedophile. If this offender had been a guy, the same chorus of "not guilty" would suddenly find their moral compass.

The chorus of "not guilty's" is (for the most part) poking fun at the justice system that seems to sentence these offenders inversely proportional to their attractiveness. It's not intended (by most) to offer their opinion as to how the case should be adjudicated.

43 posted on 03/07/2008 11:19:04 AM PST by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: jdm

44 posted on 03/07/2008 11:19:52 AM PST by BullDog108 ("Conservatives believe in God; Liberals think they ARE God " -- Ann Coulter)
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To: day10
"The charges against Engelbach were filed last March after the student, then in the eighth grade, reported to a teacher that he had had sex with Engelbach . . . "

I guess he just couldn't help bragging to someone, but a teacher? Sheesh!

45 posted on 03/07/2008 11:19:54 AM PST by Oratam
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To: Digital Sniper

Seven of Nine?

Six of one?

Two of 38.


46 posted on 03/07/2008 11:20:25 AM PST by eCSMaster
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To: MissEdie
Don’t count on it..

True!!!!

47 posted on 03/07/2008 11:20:58 AM PST by org.whodat (What's the difference between a Democrat and a republican????)
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To: day10

Not guilty, and the kids is a ‘tard for blabbing. Just enjoy the ride son.


48 posted on 03/07/2008 11:21:34 AM PST by Grunthor (None of the Above 2008!)
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To: Raymann
Looks like Norah O'Donnell on MSNBC. Not guilty.

Norah O'Donnell:

Also, not guilty.

49 posted on 03/07/2008 11:21:41 AM PST by jdm (Contrary to popular belief, the search function works just fine.)
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To: Republic of Texas

Hey,there is Equal Rights and then there is Womans Rights!


50 posted on 03/07/2008 11:22:44 AM PST by Riverman94610
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