Sweet Music: Prison for Former Music Teacher who Bedded, Touched Young Students

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - A former St. Joseph Academy music teacher will spend the next XXX years behind bars for conducting his own sex ed classes.

Patrick Janson engaged in sex with a 17-year-old girl between 2000-2002. He had sex with the victim, who was a junior at the time, on school grounds, his residence and in South Euclid.

Janson also admitted to touching a 17-year-old female's breasts in 2005 and touching a 16-year-old female's behind in 2006.

Janson was arrested at his home in North Olmsted on October 21, 2009. On May 19, 2010, Janson pleaded guilty to 5 counts of gross sexual imposition, fourth degree felonies, and 1 count of sexual imposition, a misdemeanor. He faces a maximum of 7 1/2 years in prison.

He will be labeled a Tier 1 Sexual Offender.

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