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Former Teacher Sentenced for Child Sexual Assault Charges 

DATE:  December 27, 2017

CASE:  Eric Echols-Gollas (Case #16FE017839)

PROSECUTOR:  Deputy District Attorney Brian Morgan, Special Assault & Child Abuse Unit

The Honorable Michael Sweet sentenced Eric Echols-Gollas to 11 years in prison.  On October 19, 2017, Echols-Gollas pled no contest to six felony counts of lewd and lascivious acts against a child under the age of 14 and one misdemeanor count of annoying or molesting a minor.  

Between June 1, 2015 and July 24, 2016, while employed as a paraeducator at Prairie Elementary School, Echols-Gollas sexually abused seven girls within the classroom setting.


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