For Immediate Release
April 12, 2018
An Independence school employee has been charged with two counts of sexual contact with a student, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.
Robert L. Bluett III, dob: 5/15/1995, faces two counts of Sexual Contant with a Student, a Class E felony punishable by up to four years in state prison.*
According to court records filed today, Children's Division contacted the Independence Police Department regarding a sex offense involving William Chrisman High School staff and a student. Police contacted the victim's mother, who advised police that the student told her of sexual conversations and exchanged photos. A second student told police that on March 23 she met the defendant in a closed bathroom at William Chrisman High School and she engaged in oral sex with the defendant.
Prosecutors requested a bond of $75,000/ 10 percent.
For more information, contact:
Director of Communication
Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office
Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor
Work : (816) 881-3812
Mobile: (816) 674-3954
*Charges are only accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or has pleaded.