Former Dunseith School Paraprofessional Guilty of Sexual Abuse

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UPDATE with Correction: Dunseith Day School says Counts was not a counselor as Federal Court documents allege. Counts was a paraprofessional for the school.

A former school paraprofessional at Dunseith Day School is found guilty of sexual abuse of a child.

Roger Ricky Counts was found guilty of aggravated abuse of a child in a federal jury trial.

Counts was found guilty of abusing a boy under the age of 12 from May 2016 to June 2017. Federal court documents said Counts was also previously a foster parent. After the allegations came to light, Counts was removed from his position.

His sentencing is set for June 22.

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