Former School Janitor Given Suspended Sentence in "Sexting" Case

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) _ A former janitor at a Waterbury middle school has received a five-year suspended sentence after pleading guilty to exchanging sexual text messages with a 13-year-old student.

Juan C. Rodriguez, who worked at the Wallace Middle School, was charged in April with risk of injury to a child after the girl’s father told police of the cell phone messages. Police said Rodriguez sent the messages while on the job.

The 28-year-old Rodriguez resigned in May.

The Republican-American reports that a judge said Thursday by pleading guilty Rodriguez spared the girl from going through a trial.

If Rodriguez, accompanied by his lawyer in court, gets into legal trouble in the next three years, he faces serving the entire jail term.

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Information from: Republican-American, http://www.rep-am.com

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