Former Braham teacher pleads guilty to criminal sexual conduct
A former physical education teacher with the Braham Area School District pled guilty Wednesday, May 16, to criminal sexual conduct.
Christopher Calvin Vavra, 25, of Isanti, entered a petition to enter a guilty plea to 4th degree criminal sexual conduct.
Vavra was originally charged in Isanti County District Court in Cambridge Nov. 28, 2011 with 2nd degree criminal sexual conduct and 4th degree criminal sexual conduct. Both charges are serious felonies, with the first charge including the fact that Vavra was in a position of authority over the victim.
Under the terms of the plea agreement, the first count of 2nd degree criminal sexual conduct will be dismissed, Vavra will serve 135 days in jail, and be on supervised probation for 10 years. See more in Editor Rachel Kytonen’s Isanti County News story.