Former teacher, basketball coach accused of "sexting" waives preliminary hearing

KENOSHA COUNTY (WITI) -- 25-year-old Jeff Spencer, a former teacher and girls basketball coach at Indian Trail High School, waived his right to a preliminary hearing on Tuesday morning, March 3rd. This, on accusations he engaged in "sexting" with two of his players. The court also found probable cause to move the case on to trial.

Spencer is charged with nine counts of child enticement. A 20-page criminal complaint details the texts between Spencer and his two alleged victims. The messages show Spencer repeatedly asked one teen to come over and cuddle with him. The texts got more explicit when Spencer said he was “falling for her” and wanted to hold her in his arms. The victim told police the two kissed in Spencer’s classroom but didn’t go any further.

Spencer is expected back in court on March 31st -- when he is scheduled to enter his plea to the charges against him.

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