See effects of distracted

Bridgewater Court Report

BROCKTON - A West Bridgewater cheerleading school was closed Wednesday afternoon, two days after one of its instructors was charged with raping a 14-year-old girl who was in his class, police said.Nicholas Johnson, 26, of 43 May Ave., Apt. 2E, Brockton, was arrested Monday and pleaded not guilty to aggravated rape, enticement of a child under 16 and posing or exhibiting a child in the nude.Johnson, who is originally from Ohio, met the teen girl at the Full House All Stars cheerleading gym at 3 Bert Drive, Unit 4, West Bridgewater, where he was an instructor and the girl was his student, Brockton police Lt. Kenneth LeGrice told The Enterprise.He was arraigned Monday in Brockton District Court and ordered held on $50, 000 bail.He was fired from his job last week. On Wednesday, when the allegations were first reported by The Enterprise, the cheerleading school announced on its Facebook page that classes would be canceled Wednesday night.In early October, Johnson drove the girl from the school to his apartment in Brockton, where he raped her, LeGrice said.They began texting after exchanging phone numbers last year when Johnson started teaching at the school, court records show.Johnson asked the girl multiple times to send pictures of herself, the report said. The girl sent Johnson illicit photos of herself on a cellphone, LeGrice said.The girl recently told a friend what happened, and the West Bridgewater Police Department was notified last week. They notified the Brockton Police Department.Johnson was arrested Monday morning after the girl underwent a Sexual Assault Intervention Network (SAIN) interview at the Children’s Advocacy Center in Brockton on Friday.On the day of the incident, a parent of the girl dropped her off at the studio after school. Johnson then drove the girl, in his truck, to his apartment, where he raped her while she was wearing her cheerleading uniform, the report said.After the rape, Johnson told the girl he loved her, the report said. They then drove back to the West Bridgewater gym and participated in cheer practice.“(When asked) if he ever said anything to her about telling or not telling about what happened between them, the victim stated they did talk about it because they knew he could get in trouble, ” court records show. “(The victim) stated he used to tell her that whatever happens, he wouldn’t regret it.”The girl and her sister had together taken private lessons with Johnson from when he began working at the school last year until a week before he was fired last week, court records show.As of Wednesday, LeGrice told The Enterprise, no other victims had come forward from the cheerleading school. Court records show the girl victim left the cheer school with Johnson on another occasion, when he drove her and four other athletes and another coach to get food.The victim told police the incident happened once. She first exchanged phone numbers with Johnson when she requested to be added to the cheerleading group’s Facebook page, the report said.Police approached Johnson on Oct. 14 about the rape allegations, according to a statement sent lat Wednesday by the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office . Later on Oct. 14, police learned about a single-car crash on Route 24 north in which Johnson drove his car off the road and crashed, the statement said.Johnson was taken to Norwood Hospital with minor injuries, prosecutors said. He was released from the hospital Monday afternoon, arrested and then taken to Brockton District Court for arraignment, prosecutors said.Last week, before his arrest, Johnson notified West Bridgewater Police that he was planning to move back to Ohio when he was released from the hospital, court records show.According to the cheerleading studio’s Facebook page, Johnson joined the staff in May.“Full House would like to welcome our newest employee Nicholas Johnson!” the May 7 Facebook post reads. “Nic has a broad background in All-Star cheerleading, and specializes in Stunting and Tumbling. He has many years experience as an athlete, as well as coaching, and has attended many stunt, flexibility, and, tumbling clinics across the nation.”In response, a person named Nicholas Johnson replied to the Facebook post saying, “Very exciting to help keep Fullhouse turning out successful seasons. You guys are very...

Source: www.enterprisenews.com
RELATED VIDEO
Tennis Channel Court Report 03.03.13
Tennis Channel Court Report 03.03.13
District Court Report to City Council
District Court Report to City Council
French Open Day 2: Tennis Channel Court Report
French Open Day 2: Tennis Channel Court Report
RELATED FACTS
Share this Post

Related posts

Crown Court Report

Crown Court Report

AUGUST 16, 2017

Contempt of court law protects the integrity of the legal process from outside influence. There are various types of possible…

Read More
Supreme Court Reports

Supreme Court Reports

AUGUST 16, 2017

The Reporter of Decisions is a constitutional officer of the Arkansas Supreme Court. Arkansas Constitution of 1874, Amendment…

Read More