From the local ABC affiliate...home to such quality programming as Supernanny and Better Off Ted:
Teacher Gagne Surrenders on Sex Charges
A teacher and relative of a Minnesota wrestling great accused of having a sexual relationship with a student turned herself in to county authorities Thursday.
Gail Gagne, 27, was charged Dec. 2 with two counts of felony third-degree criminal sexual conduct. At the time, her attorney Earl Gray, said she would plead not guilty.
She was out of state when the charges were issued and a warrant was issued for her arrest. She waited eight days and turned herself in.
After surrendering to authorities, Gagne posted bail and was released from Hennepin County Jail.
She worked at Cretin Derham Hall as a teacher, basketball coach and weight room supervisor. She is accused of developing a sexual relationship with a student who used the weight room.
According to charges filed in Hennepin County, the student said the relationship lasted from the summer to the fall of 2008. The student was 16. Gagne was 25.
The student said Gagne and he met at her Bloomington home and at a hotel near Mall of America.
Gagne is from a well-known Minnesota wrestling family. Her grandfather is legend Verne Gagne.
Gagne has a hearing scheduled for Friday 1:30 p.m.
Cretin Derham Hall put Gagne on leave as soon as police started investigating the allegations this past spring.
Okay, you got us...we're doing no such thing. We're spending the afternoon relaxing on our couches, drunk on Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale's, watching Larry Nelson take an inverted Nestea plunge into the frigid deep that is the improperly filled dunk tank at Juke Box Saturday Night and Eddie Gilbert perpetrate acts of criminal vehicular operation on Jerry Lawler with pinpoint accuracy over and over again.
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