A former teacher for the Anita Community School District today (Tuesday) entered a voluntary plea of guilty to two-counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor by a School Employee, Counselor or Therapist, with the intent to arouse, in violation of Iowa Law. 65-year old William Glenn Foulkes appeared in Cass County District Court in Atlantic, along with his Attorney, F. Montgomery Brown.
Brown told Fourth District Court Judge Richard H. Davidson, that he and Cass County Prosecutor Dan Feistner has reached a plea agreement in Foulkes’ case, which stipulates Foulkes would plead guilty to Counts 2 and 3 (Sexual Exploitation by a School Employee/Aggravated Misdemeanor), in exchange for a felony charge of Sexual Exploitation, and the remaining Aggravated Misdemeanor charges (Counts 4-thru 50) being dropped at Foulkes’ cost.
Foulkes admitted to kissing a juvenile female on numerous occasions while teaching the student in a math program, from August 2009 until November 11th, 2010. He resigned from his teaching position in November 2010.
Foulkes has agreed to waive his Pre-Sentence Investigation, or PSI. His sentencing was set for October 1st, 2012. He will remain free on $50,000 bond pending his sentencing date. As part of his pending sentence, he will be required to complete a Sex Offender Treatment Program in a residential correctional facility, pay restitution to the State and Victim, and have no contact with the victim. Foulkes will likely be required to serve two, two-year terms of supervised probation for the combined counts, with the time to be served consecutively, or back-to-back. He had faced a maximum of 103-years in prison and fines of more than $300,000. He’ll also be required to pay fines for each count ranging from $625 to $6,250, plus court costs and surcharges. Foulkes will have to register as a sex offender after his sentencing.