The 67-year-old indecently assaulted seven teenage boys in his care during camping and boating trips in the 1970s and 1980s while working as a biology teacher at a school in the Manchester area.The offences took place on separate occasions during visits to the St Mary's Loch area near Moffat in Dumfries and Galloway and the Caledonian canal near Inverness.Way was charged with two counts of sexual relations in a detention facility, a class G felony, and one count of official misconduct, Sgt. Under Delaware law, someone convicted of a class G felony can get 0 to 2 years in prison.However, sentencing guidelines used by Delaware judges urge no more than six months behind bars.Giving evidence Mr Brown, who was not one of Talbot's victims, said he had been told by a school friend that their teacher had tried to abuse him while they were alone together in a tent.He said: "Mr Talbot did these trips and he decided who went.The only higher ranking officials within Delaware's prisons are eight wardens and nine deputy wardens.
A jury found that Way subjected Roger Atkinson, a former smoker, to cruel and unusual punishment by subjecting him to secondhand smoke from two inmates who frequently smoked in his cell. Flickinger III discharged him "as unimproved."Details about the crime and his probation problems could not be learned.
Delaware law forbids corrections employees to have sexual contact or relations with an inmate.
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Prosecutors dropped those charges three months later.
That December, Way was charged with driving without a valid license.