Attorneys for former JCPS bus driver in sex assault case make special request
Police say Kristi Lawrence was driving students from Buechel Metropolitan High and Kennedy Metro Middle last August when a 17-year-old boy persuaded a 12-year-old female student to perform a sex act on him.
It happened in the seat directly behind Lawrence, according to police.
In court Wednesday morning, prosecutors requested that Lawrence have no contact with minors -- but Lawrence's attorneys fought for her to have unsupervised contact with her own daughter.
The judge eventually ruled her daughter exempt from the no-contact request.
JCPS spokesman Ben Jackey says Lawrence was fired in October. According to the district, she had no prior disciplinary actions in her personnel file.
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