Plea-Deal Objection Delays Sentencing of Horndog HB Teachers The Shepards
The hearing was postponed from Thursday to Nov. 1.
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The couple sexually assaulted the boy for the first time the following month at their home, getting into a hot tub naked, with Davidson-Shepard later getting out of the water and giving the boy and his science teacher blow jobs.
Sex games would continued weekly, with the teen first plied with alcohol before the mutual masturbating, oral copulating, fucking and anal began. Daniel Shepard sexually assaulted the boy through September 2009, while his wife kept at it through December of that year, when he turned 18, the age of consent.
|Daniel Alma Shepard|
Under a deal with Judge John S. Adams in Westminster, the Shepards in August copped to felonies that would normally draw prison sentences of 5-8 years, but there were indications His Honor would instead order the couple to serve three years probation and 60 hours of community service and undergo mandatory counseling.
Deputy District Attorney Nicole Varner objected to the proposed sentence, so Adams set the November hearing to give the defense time to study the prosecution's motion.
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