Kevin Ricks

ABOUT THIS STORY |  Former Osbourn High School teacher Kevin Ricks, linked to 30 years of sex abuse and who admitted to sexually molesting a 16-year-old Manassas boy, was sentenced in October 2010 to a year in the Prince William County jail. Federal agents and local police are preparing to charge Ricks with numerous additional crimes arising from a string of sex abuses that dates to at least 1979.


Ricks. (File photo by Tracy A. Woodward/Post)

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Kevin Ricks , the former teacher who molested a Manassas high school student, pleaded guilty Thursday to seven new federal charges of producing and possessing child pornography, ensuring that one of the region's most notorious sex offenders will spend significant time in prison.
 
Former Va. teacher Kevin Ricks pleads guilty to child pornography, gets 25 years (Post, March 3, 2011; 10:22 PM)
 
Former teacher Ricks pleads guilty to child porn charges (washingtonpost.com, March 3, 2011; 7:27 AM)
 
Virginia schools study proposal on sex abuse (Post, January 10, 2011)
 
Virginia school officials consider state guidelines to prevent sexual misconduct (Post, January 9, 2011; 9:39 PM)
 
Ex-teacher taken into U.S. custody after jail release (Post, December 21, 2010)
 
Former Manassas teacher taken into federal custody on child pornography charges after being released from Virginia jail (Post, December 20, 2010; 6:03 PM)
 
Laws fail to prevent sex offenders from working in schools (Post, December 17, 2010)
 
Laws fail to keep sex offenders from working in schools, federal report finds (Post, December 16, 2010; 4:59 PM)
 
Ex-teacher faces more abuse charges (Post, November 18, 2010)
 
Ex-teacher in jail for abusing teen in Virginia is charged with abusing German student in Maryland (Post, November 17, 2010; 5:45 PM)
 
Ex-teacher gets year in Pr. William sex abuse (Post, October 29, 2010)
 
Former Manassas teacher sentenced to year in jail on sex abuse case (Post, October 28, 2010; 3:42 PM)
 
Former Manassas teacher sentenced for molestation (washingtonpost.com, October 28, 2010; 11:29 AM)
 
N.C. charges teacher in abuse (Post, September 23, 2010)
 
Former Manassas teacher charged with molesting N.C. boy in the 1970s (Post, September 22, 2010; 7:54 PM)
 
Teacher pleads guilty to abuse: MUST REGISTER AS SEX OFFENDER
Federal probe could result in more charges against Ricks
(Post, July 30, 2010)
 
Ex-teacher pleads guilty to sex abuse (washingtonpost.com, July 29, 2010; 2:45 PM)
 
Teacher held in abuse case facing federal porn charges (Post, July 29, 2010)
 
LURKING IN THE SCHOOLS: Lurking in the schools (Post, July 25, 2010)
 
STATE POLICY: Ultimately, a failure of student guardianship (Post, July 25, 2010)
 

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