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Posted on: April 15, 2017

Blue Springs man charged for sexual acts with 16-year-old student in 2005

For Immediate Release

April 15, 2017

A Blue Springs man faces multiple felonies in connection with alleged sexual acts with a then 16-year-old student in 2005, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

James R. Green, dob: 11/3/1964, faces six felony counts of Statutory Sodomy 2nd Degree.*

According to court records, a now 27-year-old man has reported that as a 16-year-old student in the Northland he was sexually assaulted on multiple occasions at the defendant's Blue Springs home. These incidents occurred in 2005 when the victim was 16 and a student in Smithville. The victim said he met the defendant, then a Blue Springs teacher and coach, in an internet chat room. Blue Springs police also interviewed a 16-year-old Blue Springs student who said he also had sexual relations with the defendant in recent months in Blue Springs. The defendant during that time was  a middle school teacher and coach in North Kansas City.

Prosecutors requested a $100,000 bond.

The case remains under investigation.

For more information, contact:

For more information, contact:

Michael Mansur

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.

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