UPDATE: A judge has sentenced Nicole Wilfinger on Wednesday to up to 72 months in prison for having sex with a student who was 14 at the time. The judge called her actions “sickening,: according to the Las Vegas Review Journal. The former teacher and the student exchanged nearly 2,000 phone calls, and investigators recovered 156 text messages and 325 images that had been deleted from Wilfinger’s phone, according to police and as reported in the Journal. Below is the original story.
A math teacher at Molasky Junior High School in Clark County, Nev., was arrested Friday on a host of sex with student charges.
According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, 37-year-old Nicole Wilfinger faces three charges of statutory sexual seduction by a person older than 21, a charge for sexual conduct with a student between 14 and 15 years old, a charge for sexual conduct with a student between 16 and 17, and three charges of lewdness with a child older than 14.
Wilfinger can be seen above in a school photo wearing a “swag” necklace. She has been held at Clark County Detention Center on $60,000 bail. It’s not clear if she’s been released at this time.
The teacher, who worked at the school for four years, was supposed to show up at court Saturday.
We’ll update this story when we learn more.