Tag: Sentencing

Hollister Residence Sentenced to 40 Years Sparks Training for Educators

By Richard Wingerden of the Law Offices of Richard Wingerden posted in State Law. The San Jose Mercury News reported that a former Morgan Hill teacher, John Loyd, 53, of Hollister, was sentenced on October 5, 2015, to 40 years in prison for sexually molesting four fifth-grade girls. Mr. Loyd was sentenced by Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Edward Lee after he pleaded no contest to four felony counts of lewd or lascivious acts on a child by force, violence, duress or fear. This case has prompt the victims’ parents to seek a law requiring training for educators in … Read More