Tuesday, October 20, 2009

WA: Former Douglas County man sentenced in sex abuse case

October 19, 2009

By Glen Beeby KPIC News

VANCOUVER, Wa. -- A former teacher from the Douglas County Area was sentenced in a Clark County, Wa. courtroom on Friday.

Richard Parrett, 42, pleaded guilty to two counts of 1st degree sexual abuse back in September, after he had sex with a student while he was a coach and teacher at Vancouver Christian High School in Washington state.

The judge sentenced Parrett to a little over 17 months in prison, but according to the Prosecutor's Office he could out in less than year with good behavior.

Parrett was a youth pastor at a church in Riddle, Ore., and was also a coach and teacher at the Canyonville Christian Academy.

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