Although not defined as part of Sex Crimes, Unauthorized school bus entry is generally linked into that category as a result of the fact that school buses are used to transport kids and other minors. child endangerment Since school buses carry minors, District Attorneys Offices frequently take alleged violations of this statute very seriously. In order to be found guilty of this crime, the government must prove the following criminal elements beyond a reasonable doubt. First, that the defendant entered a school bus without prior authorization of the driver or some other school official. Second, that the defendant entered the school bus with the intent to commit some crime on the bus or to try and interfere with the driver or the defendant after entering the bus refuses to leave the bus even after being ordered to do so by the school bus driver.
Frequently individuals charged with Unauthorized school bus entry will be charged with various Sex Crimes. Child Pornography The reason for this is it is somewhat assumed that unless the defendant has a viable reason for entering the bus, such as trying to retrieve his own child, the only reason to enter the bus is to try and speak with a minor. As a result of this, an accused should always consider hiring an experienced Chester County Sex Crimes attorney if he is being investigated for committing this crime or has been charged with this crime. A conviction for this crime is graded as a misdemeanor of the third degree and therefore punishable by a maximum of 1 year in state prison and a $2500 fine. The criminal elements and a deeper description of the crime Unauthorized school bus entry can be found in Title 18 of the PA Crimes Code under section 5517. Contact the Law Offices of Kelly & Conte today.