(Philippi, West Virginia) In July 2012, former teacher at Philip Barbour High School, Sarah Rutherford, pleaded guilty to one count of misdemeanor battery and two counts of misdemeanor contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
The charges resulted from Rutherford engaging in sex with two students and providing them with drugs and alcohol.
Last week, Sarah Rutherford was sentenced to two years incarceration.
She was ordered to report to the Tygart Valley Regional Jail on October 1st to begin her sentence.
WV Teacher Accused of Sex with Student
[Previous 10/27/11 post]
(Philippi, West Virginia) In March 2011, a 23-year-old teacher at Philip Barbour High School, Sarah Rutherford, was accused of engaging in sex with an underage student.
Rutherford faced charges of felony sexual abuse by a custodian or a person in a position of trust. She was booked and released on bond.
The criminal complaints allege that Rutherford engaged in a relationship with a student, who was under the age of 18, at Philip Barbour High School while she was employed there as a teacher.This week, Rutherford appeared in court and pleaded not guilty to sexual assault and supplying a minor with drugs and alcohol.
The student victim and Rutherford exercised daily contact between September and December 2010.