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Bullhead City Math Teacher Sentenced to Eight Months for Sexual Exploiting of Student  5

pagelSchool: Mohave High School

County & State: Mohave County, AZ

Name of Teacher / Perpetrator: Joseph Pagel

Age of Teacher:  33

Month/Year of Arrest:  March 2015

Month/Year of Sentencing: August 2015

News Source: Tuscon.com

 

Joseph Pagel, a 33-year-old track and field coach and math teacher at Mohave High School, was arrested in March 2015 after a student told authorities that Pagel sent her nude photos and sexually explicit text messages, and allegedly invited students to his home to smoke marijuana. In July, Pagel pleaded guilty to luring a minor for sexual exploitation and transferring marijuana (part of a plea deal). In August 2015, Pagel was sentenced to eight months in jail and five years probation. News Source: Tucson.com