Guilty! Richard “Rico” Cobos, Mitchell, Nebraska (arrested Sept 2013)

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    Richard “Rico” Cobos (Gering, Nebraska), 37, junior high math teacher at Mitchell Jr./Sr. High School, Mitchell Public Schools, Mitchell, Nebraska, "felony first-degree sexual assault after allegedly assaulting a female relative"

    Star-Herald: Gering man remains jailed on sexual abuse charges (Sept 5 2013)

    Investigators with the department began investigating Cobos after receiving a complaint on Sept. 1 that Cobos had allegedly sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl. A relative of Cobos had confronted him with the allegations and he had asked for two days to turn himself into police. However, the woman reported the sexual assault.

    Police interviewed the victim in the case, who disclosed that Cobos had begun assaulting her in 2009 and the last incident had occurred in August 2012. She told police he had performed sexual acts when she would visit and stay at his Gering home. She alleged sexual abuse had also happened during trips to Rapid City, S.D., and Broadwater. The girl had become upset on Aug. 29 and confided the molestation to another friend of the family and the girl’s mother was made aware of the abuse. The girl’s mother contacted a female relative who confronted Cobos and allegedly acknowledged the abuse had occurred.

    Richard “Rico” Cobos, Mitchell, Nebraska, Gering, Mitchell Jr./Sr. High School, Mitchell Public Schools
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    KNEB: Teacher arrested for child sexual assault (Sept 5 2013)

    A 37 year old Gering man is in the Scotts Bluff County Jail after his arrest for first degree sexual assault on a 13 year old girl ... Court documents filed by Gering Police investigator James Jackson allege the sexual assaults began in 2009 and the last incident occurred in 2012. The documents allege [Richard] Cobos sexually assaulted the girl several times in the suspect's home in the summer of 2009 and then again two summers ago in Broadwater.The document says there was also another incident in August of 2012 at the suspect's home. The documents say Police were called by Cobos wife Valerie to investigate information she had received from her mother about the alleged assaults.

    The Republic: Western Nebraska teacher arrested and charged with sexually assaulting 13-year-old girl (Sept 5 2013)
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    Omaha World Herald: Teacher charged in sex assault of girl (Sept 6 2013)
    Police arrested Richard “Rico” Cobos of Gering on a warrant Tuesday, according to Scotts Bluff County Court records. The accuser told police Cobos sexually assaulted her several times between 2009 and 2012. She said the abuse happened at his Gering home and during trips to Rapid City, S.D., and in Broadwater, Neb.
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    Jury begins deliberations against former teacher accused of sexually assaulting 13-year-old girl

    After hearing two half-days worth of testimony, a jury has begun deliberating in a sexual assault of a child case against a former Mitchell teacher. 38-year-old Richard Cobos of Gering is charged with felony third-degree sexual assault of a child.

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