A jury has convicted a former Steamboat Springs-area teacher accused of sexually molesting a 12-year-old boy.
The Steamboat Springs Pilot & Today reports John Brothers Jr. was found guilty Friday of eight felony counts of sex assault on a child, in addition to eight sex assault counts by a person in a position of trust. He is scheduled to be sentenced Sept. 19.
Brothers worked at Heritage Christian School west of Steamboat Springs between 2006 and 2008, where he taught junior high and high school science, high school math and Bible class.
The boy, who said Brothers molested him in 2007, reported the abuse to the Routt County Sheriff's Office in 2012.
The District Attorney's Office says Brothers faces between 10 years and life in prison.
Copyright 2015 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.
If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.powered by Disqus
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.