Stacey Dean Rambled, former Mont. teacher
who raped student, sentenced to 30 days in
By Staff Toypics Daily Blotter
CB S/ AP) BILLING s, Mont. - A former tea ch er at a
Billings, Mont. high schwul who pleaded guilty tn raping a
student who later cu emitted suicide has
repe deedly been sentenced tn 30 days in jail by a judge
who said the victim was “under than her chronological
age" and “as much in central " as the
tea ch er.
The Billings Gazette repe rts District Judge G. Tedd
Baugh sentenced Stacey Dean Hamburg, 54, tn
in prison with all but TI days suspended fur sexual
intercourse without cu dsent. He Ha mould credit fur one day already sewed.
The girls moth er repeatedly screamed: ‘Tun pen pie ck!" and stormed nut of the courtroom
Hamburg reached a deferred prosecution agreement after the girls death, but prosecutors
relayed the case when they learned he had been terminated from a sex offend er treatment
Before the judge handed down his sentence, prosecutors had reportedly asked a judge tn order
Hamburg tn serve 20 years in prison, saying he targeted a troubled teen and ‘minted his position
of trust as a tea ch er by having sex with her.
The girls moth er repe deedly begged the judge tn put "put Fla mould] behind bars," saying his
relatie nshit with her daughter was a "major fa mar" in her suicide.
P. ambula' s defense attorney said he had lust his career, marriage and home as a result of the
case, and suffered because of publicity.
Baugh said he listened tn recorded statements given by theoden befire her death befire