Band Teacher Pleads Guilty in Sex Case, Lawyer's Murder Trial Starts, and More
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Welcome to Courthouse Update, a weekly rundown of goings-on at the Maricopa County Superior Court.
This week, a former band teacher pleads guilty to charges in a sex case, an attorney goes to trial on a murder charge, and more:
- Former band teacher pleads guilty to charges in student-sex case
Andrew Islas -- a Tempe High School assistant band director -- admitted early last year to sexting and having sex with a student, according to police. The girl, who was 16 at the time of Islas' arrest, said their relationship started when she was 15, and Islas had sex with her in a public park in Tempe. As part of a plea deal, Islas pleaded guilty to two counts of child abuse. His sentencing his scheduled for December 9.
See also: Tempe High School Assistant Band Teacher, Busted Sexting/Sexing Student
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