Former Penn State officials sentenced to jail time over Jerry Sandusky scandal


HARRISBURG, PA - NOVEMBER 7:  Penn State athletic director Tim Curley walks out of the Magisterial District Court  after being arraigned on charges of perjury and failure to report under Pennsylvania's child protective services law on November 7, 2011 in

Three former Penn State officials, Tim Curley, Gary Schultz and Graham Spanier, have been sentenced to jail time for failing to alert authorities of the actions of convicted child sex abuser and former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky.

Per USA TODAY:

Former Penn State officials Tim Curley, Gary Schultz and Graham Spanier were all sentenced to jail time Friday for failing to alert authorities to the allegations against ex-football coach Jerry Sandusky, allowing the now-convicted serial predator to continue molesting boys for years.

All three were convicted of child endangerment. Schultz, the former university vice president, could serve a minimum of two months in jail and a maximum of 23 months. Curley, the former university athletic director, could serve a minimum of three months in jail and maximum of 23 months. And Spanier, the former university president, could serve a minimum of two months and a maximum of 12 months. All three are also poised to have house arrest after the jail time.

Sandusky was convicted in 2012 of sexually abusing 10 boys, and is currently serving a 30-60 year prison sentence.

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