Prosecutors seek jail time for ex-Penn State president
Prosecutors seek jail time for ex-Penn State president
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. speaks at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco Tuesday
08 June, 2017, 01:36
Three former top Penn State officials have received jail time for failing to properly report Jerry Sandusky's sexual abuse of children.
In the 1998 case, a victim's mother called police and filed a report, saying her son had been inappropriately touched by Sandusky in the football locker room shower. Friday, Curley was sentenced to 7-23 months, with three of those months to be served in jail and four under house arrest; Schultz was sentenced to 6-23 months, with two of those months to be served in jail and four under house arrest; and Spanier was sentenced to 4-12 months, with two of those months to be served in jail and two under house arrest.
Prosecutors said all three administrators failed to tell authorities after they had reasonable suspicion that Sandusky, then the football team's defensive coordinator, molested a child.
All three men have denied they were told the encounter in the shower was sexual in nature. He was found guilty in March of one misdemeanor count of endangering the welfare of a child.
Judge John Boccabella called the case against Spanier, 68, "a Shakespearean tragedy" and questioned why none of the defendants called police, report the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Pennlive.com in stories here and here.
Boccabella said he was appalled that the common sense to make a phone call did not occur, a transgression that sort of robs my faith of who we are as adults and where we are going.. Former vice president Tim Curley was sentenced to seven to 23 months' confinement, with at least three months in jail, and fined $5,000.
Prosecutors didn't recommend sentences for ex-athletic director Tim Curley and ex-vice president Gary Schultz. He will serve two months in jail, followed by house arrest and also pay a $5,000 fine, according to Grace.
The sentences capped what had been the controversial prosecution of ranking university administrators who investigators said had a chance in 2001 to stop a serial sex predator but instead chose to protect the school and their own reputations.
Spanier apologized to the victims, the Penn State community and others impacted by his actions.
Spanier and his lawyer, Sam Silver, declined to comment as they left the courthouse. Curley has had lung cancer for more than six years.
"Graham Spanier has fallen from being one of the most highly-regarded leaders in American education to being associated with one of the worst episodes in the history of American education, and he will never get beyond that", Silver said in a memo to the court.
Spanier said he regretted that I did not intervene more forcefully. Schultz said: It really sickens me to think I might have played a part in children being hurt..
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