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Published May 07, 2012, 08:51 PM

Former Jamestown teacher sentenced for luring minor

Jamestown, ND (WDAY TV) - A former Jamestown Public Schools instructor is going to jail for 60 days for luring a minor by computer or electronic means.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

A former Jamestown Public Schools instructor is going to jail for 60 days for luring a minor by computer or electronic means. Fifty-four year-old Richard Laqua changed his plea to guilty today as part of the plea agreement, the charge of sexual assault was dropped.

Laqua was accused of sending a 17 year-old girl sexually explicit text messages with some as invitations to enter into sexual acts in late 2011. Laqua apologized in court, and said what he did was wrong. He'll also have to register as a sex offender for 15 years.

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