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Former Gilmer ISD employee, convicted sex offender is denied appeal

Orlandos Johnson (Source: Upshur County Jail) Orlandos Johnson (Source: Upshur County Jail)
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Former Gilmer ISD employee

A former Gilmer Independent School District employee convicted of sexually assaulting a child has been denied his appeals on a child sex assault case.

According to a press release from the Upshur County District Attorney’s office, Orlandos Lugene Johnson, 48 of Gilmer, received a 50 year sentence for each one of the counts.

Johnson, had plead guilty on both counts in May of 3, 2016.

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Orlandos Johnson, 48, of Gilmer, was charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child. He was convicted of the charges and on Tuesday, he was sentenced to 50 years in prison, according to the Upshur County District Attorney's Office.

Johnson was arrested in April of 2015 following an investigation by the Upshur County Sheriff's Office. The office said the case was opened after a former student claimed they had been sexually assaulted multiple times on Gilmer ISD campuses and other locations in Gilmer during their time as a student.

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