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Trial delayed for VanHoutte

Posted on: 11:16 am, January 21, 2010, by , updated on: 11:17am, February 27, 2012

Jason VanHoutte

ROCK ISLAND, Illinois—A former East Moline teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a student has asked that his trial be delayed.

Jason VanHoutte, 37, was scheduled to go to trial this coming Monday. On Thursday, A judge granted a delay.

VanHoutte was a coach and teacher at United Township High School. He was charged with aggravated sexual assault over the summer, in connection with a then 15 year old girl.

A status hearing on his case is set for next month.