UPDATE: Keri Ann Brekne Found Guilty
In court, Keri Ann Brekne admitted she sexually assaulted a student. Her bond was revoked while she awaits sentencing on October 3rd. She has been ordered to undergo a psychological evaluation and will be required to register as a sex offender.
Lopatcong Township, NJ (The Weekly Vice) -- Keri Ann Brekne (also reported as Keriann Brekne), a seventh grade social studies teacher at Lopatcong Township Middle School in Phillipsburg New Jersey has been arrested and jailed on charges that she sexually assaulted a 14 year old girl.
The 28 year old teach has drawn sexual assault charges in two states. It is alleged that she sexually assaulted the girl at her own home in Bethlehem, Pa. and at the girl's home in Lopatcong Township in New Jersey.
Brekne is charged in New Jersey with 2nd-degree sexual assault, second 2nd-degree endangering the welfare of a minor, 3rd-degree aggravated criminal sexual contact and 4th-degree criminal sexual contact. Bail has been set at $150,000.
Brenke is also facing charges in Pennsylvania of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse and aggravated indecent assault and corruption of a minor. Bail was set in that state at $75,000.
An attorney for Ms. Brenke has filed motion requesting a reduction in bail.
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