An Arizona teacher convicted of sexually abusing a year-old student will spend the next 20 years behind bars. Zamora, a former teacher at Las Brisas Academy, tearfully apologized to the victim and his family during the sentencing hearing. He told his stepmother that he had sexual contact with his sixth-grade teacher.
Brittany Zamora, a former sixth-grade teacher at Las Brisas Academy, was accused of having a sexual relationship with a year-old student last year. Zamora wiped away tears as she apologized to the victims and their families, saying she was "not a threat to society. A judge on Friday sentenced former Goodyear teacher Brittany Zamora to 20 years in prison with credit for time served after she pleaded guilty to having sex with a teen student.
Brittany Zamora, 28, was sentenced to 20 years in jail during an emotional hearing at Maricopa Superior Court in Phoenix, Arizona, on Friday. Zamora stayed silent during the diatribe, but her eyes were seen to dart from side to side while she was shouted at. Zamora, a former teacher at Las Brisas Academy, was arrested in March after she was discovered to have had sex with the boy numerous times — once in a classroom while another boy stood lookout.
Zamora was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to sexual conduct with a minor, as well as other reduced charges of public indecency and molestation, according to court records, for having an ongoing sexual relationship with a year-old boy in her class at Las Brisas Academy in Arizona. She added: "You deserve to be put away until you're of an age where you cannot bear children of your own. He's having difficulty with authority figures.
Twenty years was the minimum sentence that Zamora could have received for the charges of sexual conduct with a minor, attempted molestation of a child, and public sexual indecency. Zamora, 28, took a plea deal for those charges last month. Zamora appeared in court on Friday with brown hair, in contrast to her mugshot, as her blonde hair had mostly grown out, the Arizona Republic reports.
A former Arizona teacher was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison for having sex multiple times with one of her students, a year-old boy. The sentence, the minimum that year-old Brittany Zamora faced, was the culmination of a sensational case that drew international attention, The Arizona Republic reported. She apologized to the victims of her actions, their kin and her own relatives, the paper reported.
Brittany Zamora was bored, she allegedly told her class. It was there, according to the documents, that Zamora and the year-old boy known only as "John Doe" first connected. I'm bored, Zamora allegedly told the boy.
The married year-old teacher began a year-sentence last week after pleading guilty to sexual conduct with a minor, molestation of a child and public indecency in Goodyear, Arizona. She added that the principle at Las Brisas academy, Timothy Dickey, had refused a request from Zamora to remove the boy from her class. Brittany is not a predator and this was not between a young child and Brittany. This was a teenager…She is not a danger to society.
Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Brittany Zamora was scheduled to be sentenced for molesting her year-old student after pleading guilty. Records provide more details of the abuse.