#37: Teresa Engelbach

 #37: Teresa Engelbach
Name: Teresa Engelbach
School: Senn-Thomas Middle School
City: Herculaneum, Missouri
Age of Teacher:
Age of Student: 14
Rank: 37

Three counts of statutory
rape and one count of
statutory sodomy.

Teresa Engelbach was a substitute teacher and volunteer track coach at Senn-Thomas Middle School who was arrested in November of 2007 after charges that she had sexual intercourse in multiple locations over a two month period wih a 14-year-old student, a friend of Engelbach's brother. According to authorities, she also bought the boy various gifts, including a cell phone, items of clothing, and a paintball gun worth $750. She initially pleaded not guilty to the charges, but in March of 2008 entered a guilty plea to one felony count of second-degree statutory rape and one misdemeanor account of of sexual misconduct. She was sentenced to two years of probation, and required to register as a sex offender.

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