ARIZONA DAILY INDEPENDENT: Former Tucson High Counselor Behind School’s “First Ever Drag Show” Sentenced For Sexual Abuse Of Teen

by | Sep 26, 2023 | In The News

Zobella Brazil Vinik, a former Tucson High counselor known for organizing the school’s first-ever drag show and leading the LGBT student club “Q Space,” has been sentenced to one year in jail. The then 29-year-old was accused in May 2022 of having sex with a 15-year-old student. The incident was reported to the police by Vinik’s “wife,” according to the story first reported on the Arizona Daily Independent News Network:

In May 2022, the then 29-year-old Vinik was accused of having an inappropriate [relationship] with a 15-year-old student. It was Vinik’s wife who originally reported the crime to police.

Vinik, who pled guilty to sexual contact with a minor and child abuse, was also sentenced to 15 years probation in addition to the jail time. However, she will not be required to register as a sex offender.

Read the whole story HERE.

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