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Convicted Sex Offender, Trainer Robert Johnson Sentenced for Third Probation Violation

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A Connecticut judge sentenced convicted sex offender Robert L. Johnson to 25 months in prison Tuesday for a third probation violation.

The state asked the court for Johnson to serve a 36-month sentence due to his “blatant disregard” for the rules.STATE OF CONNECTICUT v. ROBERT L. JOHNSON

The defense asked the court for leniency. Johnson admitted he made a mistake last year when he taught a 12-year-old female riding student at Johnson’s Performance Horses in Missouri. Under the terms of his probation, Johnson is not allowed to teach or train children under 17-years-old.

The child’s mother told authorities she didn’t know Johnson was a convicted sex offender.

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For a complete rundown of all of Johnson’s arrests and violations, click here.