Illinois Teacher Gets 4 Days Jail in Sex Case - Update
(Rockford, Illinois) Darcee Baney has pleaded guilty to indecent solicitation of a child.
Baney was arrested back in 2012 but the abuse happened between 2008 and 2009. Baney coached the girls varsity team in Belvidere and taught middle school in the Harlem School District.Four days jail is decidedly lenient.
She was originally charged with 10 counts related to sexual abuse, for five different incidents.
She pleaded guilty to one count of indecent solicitation of a child.
Baney was sentenced to 180 days in jail, of which 176 days were stayed, and 30 months probation.
Illinois Teacher Accused of Sex Abuse
[Previous 9/25/12 post]
(Rockford, Illinois) A 27-year-old science teacher and basketball coach at Harlem Middle School, Darcee Baney, has been accused of engaging in sex with a 17-year-old student.
Baney faces five counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse and five counts of criminal sexual abuse.
The alleged offenses occurred between Nov. 1, 2008, and March 31, 2009, but were not reported to authorities until early August. Because they occurred in Rockford, the case was investigated by the Rockford Police Department.Early this morning, Baney surrendered to police and was released on bond.
At the time, the victim was 17 years old and Baney was varsity basketball coach at Belvidere High School.