A former Mexico Band director that plead guilty to inappropriately touching a male student was sentenced today. [Monday]
44 year old Robert Cortez was sentenced to 4 years on each count of Sexual Contact with a Student by a teacher, with the sentences to run consecutively, for a total of 8 years in the Department of Corrections.
Cortez touched the student while on a trip to Columbia above and below his clothing.
He has been remanded to the custody of the Audrain County Sheriff’s Office.