Former South Platte High School employee sentenced for sexually abusing student
Published: May. 26, 2023 at 3:32 PM CDT
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - Thursday, Judge Patrick M. Heng sentenced Joel Foster in Duel County District Court for 1st Degree of Sexual Assault of a child.
According to a press release from the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office, 39-year-old Foster used his position as an employee of South Platte High School to abuse a minor student.
Foster confessed and plead guilty to having sexual encounters with an underaged female student. He was sentenced to 20-35 years in prison.
The Duel County Sheriff, Nebraska State Patrol, and the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office assisted in the investigation, arrest, and prosecution of Foster according to a press release from the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office.
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