Judge throws out VanHoutte plea

Posted on: 12:33 pm, February 2, 2012, by , updated on: 01:46pm, February 27, 2012

A technical issue involving proper notification of the allowable sentence has prompted a Rock Island County judge to throw out the previous guilty plea and sentence of Jason VanHoutte, the former teacher who admitted to having improper sexual contact with a teenage student.

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