Ex-teacher pleads not guilty to sex encounter with student
December 9, 2018
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A former Olathe teacher and Shawnee City Council member will go to trial after pleading not guilty to having a sexual encounter with a student.
Thirty-three-year-old Justin Adrian waived his right to a preliminary hearing Friday in Johnson County District Court.
The Kansas City Star reports the alleged sexual encounter occurred in a classroom at Olathe East High School, where Adrian was a history teacher.
The student was 18, but Kansas law makes it illegal for a teacher to have sexual contact with a student at the same school.
Adrian was a member of the Shawnee City Co...