Former St. Paul Teacher Will Register as a Sex Offender
Joseph A. Tucker, 29, a former band teacher who taught at Como Park Senior High in St. Paul, has pleaded guilty to having sex with a former student according to the Pioneer Press.
Tucker appeared in the Ramsey District court on Friday in front of Judge M. Michael Monahan and said, "Your honor, I know that what I did was wrong. I destroyed a community that I love very much, and I betrayed a great trust that I worked very hard to establish." (Star Tribune)
Monahan gave Tucker an 18-month sentence with 3-months to be served in a work house, Tucker will also have to register as a sex offender according to the Star Tribune.