Teacher sentenced for molesting student

LOS ANGELES - A Los Angeles teacher who last month pleaded no contest to molesting an elementary school student was sentenced to 16 years in prison last week.Forrest Miles Stobbe, 41, of North Hollywood, pleaded no contest on Sept. 21 to two counts of lewd acts on a child and an amended count of continuous sexual abuse of a child under 14. Stobbe, a fifth grade teacher at Queen Anne Elementary in Los Angeles, sexually molested a 10-year-old boy who was his student during the 2008-09 school year. The criminal complaint alleged that the crimes occurred between Oct. 31, 2008 and July 15, 2009. The LAPD investigated the case after the boy told his father.

********** Published: October 13, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 26