Stephen Paul Niedzwiecki, Kaysville, Utah (arrested Dec 2012)

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    Stephen Paul Niedzwiecki, 33, teacher at Quest Academy, West Haven, Utah, "eight counts of forcible sodomy, all first-degree felonies; one count of attempted rape, a second-degree felony; and two counts of forcible sexual abuse, both second-degree felonies"

    Formerly 7th-9th grade science teacher & basketball coach at Jefferson Academy, Kaysville, Utah

    KSL: Kaysville teacher arrested on suspicion of sexual abuse (Dec 4 2012)

    A former Kaysville basketball coach has been arrested and charged for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a teenage girl for more than a year. Stephen Paul Niedzwiecki, 33, was arrested Monday and charged Tuesday in Farmington's 2nd District Court with eight counts of forcible sodomy, all first-degree felonies; one count of attempted rape, a second-degree felony; and two counts of forcible sexual abuse, both second-degree felonies. He was booked into the Davis County Jail. The alleged assaults happened between June 1, 2011, and Sept. 30, 2012.

    Stephen Paul Niedzwiecki, Kaysville, Utah, Jefferson Academy, Quest Academy, West Haven
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    Deseret News: Ex-Kaysville coach charged with sexually abusing student (Dec 4 2012)

    Bountiful Assistant Police Chief Ed Biehler said [Stephen Paul] Niedzwiecki met his alleged victim in 2010 while he was a teacher and basketball coach at Jefferson Academy in Kaysville. The girl was 14 at the time. In addition to being her coach and teacher, Niedzwiecki also tutored the girl, Biehler said. By summer 2011, the two began engaging in sexual acts, he said. The abuse was committed often and at "various places along the Wasatch Front, including Mr. Niedzwiecki's home in Bountiful," Biehler said ... The girl recently reported what had been happening to a clergy member, who then notified her parents, he said. Niedzwiecki was arrested Monday.
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    ABC 4: Teacher accused of sex relations with student (Dec 4 2012)

    Police say Niedzwiecki was also an assistant coach for the girls basketball team. "One of his students he started to tutor and she was also on the basketball team," says assistant police Chief Ed Biehler. But while he was at the school in 2010 Police claim Niedzwiecki and a then 14-year old student became close friends. The relationship turned inappropriate," says Biehler. Police say the teacher was having sex with the student at his Bountiful home and at other locations.
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    Salt Lake Tribune: Ex-Kaysville charter school coach jailed on student sex allegations (Dec 4 2012)

    Assistant Bountiful Police Chief Ed Biehler said the allegations came to light late last week after the student’s parents contacted the Department of Child and Family Services and law enforcement upon learning of the relationship. A detective interviewed the girl on Monday, prior to arresting [Stephen Paul] Niedzwiecki. According to a probable cause statement, Niedzwiecki "told her [that] if she told, he would make her life hell" at the Weber County high school she was to later attend.
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    KUTV: Charter School Teacher Arrested For Inappropriate Relationship With Student (Dec 4 2012)

    Police say 33-year-old Stephen Niedzwiecki was having a sexual relationship with a teenage girl he taught. They say the relationship had been going on since summer of 2011 when the girl was 15-years-old. Police do not believe anything happened at the school – but at the man’s home in Bountiful. The girl’s parents found out about the relationship over the weekend and went to police.
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    Davis Clipper: BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: Bountiful teacher. coach arrested for alleged sex abuse of student (Dec 4 2012)

    Police were alerted to the situation on Saturday after the alleged victim’s parents reported it to the Utah Division of Child and Family Services and to the police. etectives interviewed her and [Stephen Paul] Niedzwiecki and decided there was enough of a case to go forward with the charges and an arrest, said Bountiful Police Asst. Chief Ed Biehler. Niedzwiecki is 33 years old. The alleged victim was his student when she was 14 years old, and the abuse took place when she was 15. It was “consensual other than she can’t give consent,” Biehler said.
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    Fox 13 Now: Former Kaysville teacher arrested for sexual abuse involving a minor (Dec 4 2012)

    A former Kaysville teacher was arrested Monday on multiple counts of sexual abuse involving a minor. Stephen Niedzwiecki was a teacher and basketball coach at Jefferson Academy. The alleged victim was a student and player on the girl’s basketball team.
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    Stephen Paul Niedzwiecki, 34, was originally charged in Farmington’s 2nd District Court ... and that the teen girl and the former teacher both wanted a relationship. "All [sexual activity] was engaged in with mutual desire and participation ...

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    She asked the judge for the maximum sentence — four consecutive five-year prison terms — for Niedzwiecki, who has admitted to the sexual relationship. The judge did just that Thursday, ordering Niedzwiecki to serve up to 20 years behind bars. "He introduced her to sexual acts that she had never heard of, let alone experienced," Allphin said before handing down the sentence. "He committed despicable acts." As Niedzwiecki was led away in handcuffs, [she] broke into tears.