Vermont Teacher Gets No Jail for Sex with Student - Update
(Burlington, Vermont) Former teacher Giovanna Yaranga has been sentenced in accordance with a plea agreement.
She would admit having sex with a teenage student throughout the 2012-13 school year.Even though she gets no jail, Yaranga cried in court while whimpering that she was so sorry.
She would receive a prison sentence of up to four years, but it would be suspended, keeping her on probation — and under the constant threat of jail if she steps out of line. She would be listed on the state sex-offender registry for a decade and would undergo counseling.
A judge outlined the plea agreement and all the rights the teacher would give up by agreeing to the arrangement with prosecutors.
Vermont Teacher Accused of Sex with Student
[Previous 5/6/13 post]
(Burlington, Vermont) A 44-year-old Spanish teacher at Burlington High School, Giovanna Yaranga, has been accused of engaging in multiple sex episodes with a 17-year-old male student.
Yaranga faces four counts of sexual exploitation of a minor.
Chittenden County State’s Attorney T.J. Donovan said the investigation started after police found Yaranga and a teenage boy in the back seat of a car behind a building at about 8 p.m. on April 29.Details on booking are not available.
Yaranga told police she was a teacher and the boy was a student and they were in the back seat because they needed more leg room, Detective Pete Chapman said in a court affidavit.