Remember our good friend Sarah Jones who was once a member of the Cincinnati Bengals cheerleading squad? The former schoolteacher is being indicted on charges of having sex with a student. A grand jury in Kentucky indicted Sarah Jones, 26, who is also a ninth-grade English teacher, of first degree sexual abuse and unlawful use of electronic means to induce a minor to engage in sexual or other prohibited activities.
Jones allegedly had sex with a student at her apartment four or five times, a crime punishable by up to five years in prison. “Unlawful use of electronic devices to solicit illegal activity” means she sent allegedly sent flirty text messages. That’s another possible five years in jail.
In October 2009, Bengals players called her saying they saw a posting on TheDirty.com claiming she had been seen around town with a Cincinnati Bengals player and had sex with the entire Bengals football team.
Jones eventually won $11 million in a libel lawsuit stemming from that situation, and publicly confronted the website owner Nik Richie who published those lies. Jones and Richie later came face to face on “Anderson.”
Jones resigned from her school-teaching job Nov 30th. In December, the local NBC affiliate reports that she initially resigned from Dixie Heights High School “after allegations that she had an inappropriate relationship with a student.”
The Kentucky Attorney General assigned a special prosecutor to the case, and now she’s been indicted on felony charges of first-degree sexual abuse and unlawful use of electronic means to induce a minor to engage in sexual or other prohibited acts, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
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