Former San Angelo Teacher Sentenced for Lewd Acts with a Minor
SAN ANGELO, TX — Former Lincoln Middle School teacher Steve Skinner pleaded no contest to sexual assault of a child and was placed on deferred adjudication probation Tuesday.
According to court documents, Skinner, 60, took a plea bargain which places him on six years deferred adjudication probation and requires he surrender his Texas Education Agency teaching certificate.
He was facing one count of continuous sexual abuse of a child under 14, one count of sexual assault of a child, and one count of indecency with a child by sexual contact. Skinner pleaded no contest to the sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child charges in exchange for dropping the continuous sexual abuse charge which is a first degree felony punishable by 5 to 99 years or life in prison and a fine of up to $10,000.
According to court documents, Skinner has a court hearing scheduled for Friday.