The family of David Lawrence and the defendant himself wept Thursday when Judge Charles C. Currier read the not guilty verdict. After having deliberated for one hour, the jury acquitted Lawrence on a charge of criminal sexual contact.
The charge stemmed from an incident that allegedly took place Feb. 4, 2011, when Lawrence, a coach and teacher at Goddard High School, reportedly let a 17-year-old student into his home.
Lawrence was the primary witness for the defense. He told the Login to read more