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Former School Counselor Guilty Of Sex Crime

KSAL Staff - June 9, 2014 6:28 pm

Brooke Dinkel III

A former middle school counselor is found guilty of sex crimes involving a 13-year-old student.

Brooke Dinkel was facing 10 counts of rape and 10 counts of aggravated criminal sodomy. Officials tell KSAL News that a jury on Monday found the 33-year-old former Smoky Valley Middle School Counselor guilty of two counts of rape. She was acquitted of all the other charges.

The case stemmed from sexual encounters at Dinkel’s home with a student. She was a school counselor at the time, and the student was 13-years-old.

Officials say that during the trial Dinkel contended that the boy forced himself on her the first time. It happened when he was at her house helping her with a wallpaper project. She said after that she continued to have sexual encounters with the student because he was threatening to get her in trouble.

Anita Mann

June 10, 2014 at 7:49 am

Will wait and see what the sentencing is but at least she didn’t get away with this.

JustIn Pfizenmaier

June 10, 2014 at 9:33 am

She’s a dirty little lier. If she spew that crap on the stand, she should have gotten pergery tacked on to that.

Iggy P Daily

June 10, 2014 at 12:29 pm

I guess I do not see it the way you do. It takes two to tango and this trouble maker teen gets to walk. He should of been tried also. I guess we can say he got away with it. He did not have to keep coming back for more. The mistake she made was not calling the cops on the hood when he first raped her if indeed he did. She will pay for her screw up but this punk needs to also pay.

JustIn Pfizenmaier

June 11, 2014 at 7:32 am

I guess it would been hard for you to understand where I’m coming from since I’m guessing you weren’t at the trial? And had you got to talk to and compare not with other witnesses.. You really think she’d loose so many close friends if this went down how she said. Friends since grade school? Not to mention you probably never had the pleasure to hear how she was taking about this boy in person. Believe me, when was the last time a rape victim sent pics of her boyfriend and told them graffic details of their love life bragging about the whole thing. But then again I’m guessing you weren’t there or witness to anything? Happy to hear your thought s

JustIn Pfizenmaier

June 11, 2014 at 7:38 am

Her only defense in this case was to pull the rape card or face a lot harder time, and I’m pretty sure she didn’t pull it till a little while after she was already caught? Lawyer ploy? And try to take a 13 year old boy down in the process? Doesn’t matter your personal feelings about the kid. Something stinks and its not Salinas sump station this time….

Iggy P Daily

June 11, 2014 at 9:09 am

Ok that is all well and good but why are you protecting this punk? Better yet why are the people running that school district not being held accountable for her actions in school? They would have had to be deaf and blind not to know something was going on which many testified that they were aware of during the trial. I hold these people just as responsible for not doing anything and letting this thing escalate. Plus any husband walking in and finding a boy with his pants and underwear around his ankles would have done something immediately like calling authorities. Everyone has let this kid skate with no repercusions an you can bet we will hear about him again in the future. Your point about being in the courtroom serves no validity as the courtroom can only hold so many people to begin with and then you get those seeking thrills piling in to hear the sorted details well sir that just is not my style.

Fred Hanson

June 11, 2014 at 3:19 pm

Hey Justin seems you have more to do with her. Did she dump you for the 13 year old?

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