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Former Papillion teacher in custody for alleged sexual abuse of student

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Posted at 4:55 PM, Mar 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-18 13:08:27-04

PAPILLION, Neb. (KMTV) — 2/18/21 - Update

According to court documents, a former coach and Papillion South High School teacher is now in custody for an alleged felony charge of third-degree sexual abuse of a student by a school employee.

A warrant was issued on Wednesday for the suspect, Stephen A. Gentry, and he has been lodged at the Sarpy County Jail.

A bond for Gentry has been set which stipulates he isn’t to have contact with minors who are not part of his household while facing the fourth-degree felony.

Gentry is scheduled to appear at a preliminary hearing on April 13 in Sarpy County.

2/17/21 - Previous story

On Wednesday afternoon the Sarpy County Clerk's Office confirmed that an arrest warrant was issued for Stephen A. Gentry, a former coach and teacher at Papillion South High School.

He is charged with third-degree sexual abuse of a student by a school employee, which is a Class IV felony.

Gentry resigned from his position in February citing personal reasons.

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