A St. Louis county middle school physical education teacher and high school coach is accused of having a "long term sexual relationship" with a minor -- seventeen years ago.
|James Wilder. |
The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's Office has charged James Bliss Wilder III, 47, with six counts of second-degree statutory sodomy, arresting him at Sperreng Middle School yesterday. A $50,000 cash-only bond has been set.
Allegations surfaced this summer, concerning acts that took place between August 1, 1996 and September 21, 1997, police say. At the time, the victim was a sixteen-year-old Lindbergh High female sophomore, who had Wilder as her girls cross country and track coach, cops say. More »