July 30, 2015 | Updated at 11:58 PM EDT The Latest Entertainment & Celebrity News

Sarah Jones: Former NFL Cheerleader Denies Sex Abuse Allegations, "Female Sandusky"

Sarah Jones, a former NFL Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader, came out with a statement against allegations that she sexually abused a student and unlawfully used electronic devices to make a minor engage in sexual activities, according to ABC News.

By Shiryn Ghermezian, EnStars on Jul 31, 2012 04:25 PM EDT
facebook tweet this pin it plus
Sign Up for Newsletter
  • Bengals Cheerleaders
  • Bengals Cheerleaders (Photo : http://www.bengals.com)

Sarah Jones, a former NFL Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader, came out with a statement against allegations that she sexually abused a student and unlawfully used electronic devices to make a minor engage in sexual activities, according to ABC News

Jones, 27, is a former high school teacher in Kenton County, KY. In light of the sex scandal, critics have called her a "female Sandusky," referring to Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State coach convicted of serial child molestation. Even against the will of her lawyers and those that suggested she not speak about her case until her arraignment, Jones spoke up to defend herself. 

"I read on a blog that I was the female [Jerry] Sandusky. To read those things and not be able to comment, not be able to stick up for myself is not fair," Jones said exclusively to ABC News. "People don't know the real me. There's blogs and postings out there that I have slept with numerous people...I just asked the general public to maybe hold their judgment a little bit longer until the truth comes out."

Jones' lawyer, Eric Deters, told the station WCPO that there is no legal evidence proving that the alleged sexual relations occurred. He filed a motion to dismiss all charge. Good Morning America reports that prosecutors asked a judge on July 30 to order Jones to stop talking publicly, especially to the media, about the charges against her.  

Jones' mother, Cheryl,  a middle school principle in the same school district, is also accused of meddling with evidence that has a direct connection to her daughter's case. In April, both pleaded guilty to the accusations.

Sarah could face up to five years in prison if convicted, the NY Daily News reported.

© 2015 Enstarz, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

facebook tweet this pin it plus
Contribute to this Story send us a tip send us a tip send us a tip
Sign Up for Newsletters

Around The Web

  • SEARCH ENSTARS

Big Brother 17

'Big Brother 17's Jason Finally Starts Campaigning To Stay, But Is It Too Late?

Will Jason be able to squeak out of being evicted this week?

Dave Grohl

Watch 1,000 Musicians Come Together To Perform Foo Fighters' 'Learn to Fly'

Check out 1,000 musicians in Italy rallying together to perform Foo Fighters' 'Learn to Fly' as a way to encourage the band to head back to their region for a gig.

Moon

When To View The Blue Moon On Friday

View the only Blue Moon of 2015 at these particular times.

Chad tries his best to tell Abigail how he feels about her on the July 29, 2015 episode of 'Days of Our Lives'

Chad Finally Admits The Truth About His Feelings To Abigail On 'Days of Our Lives'

His confession could send the pregnant woman into a daze as she tries figuring out who she really wants to be with

Ashlyn Pearce

Ashlyn Pearce Speaks Out About Aly's Shocking Death On 'The Bold and the Beautiful'

The actress took to social media to address the trn of events and thank fans for their support.

WWE Raw

Monday Night 'Raw' LIVE STREAM Free: Watch WWE Wrestling 2015 Online @ 8 pm ET

Catch Brock Lessner and the Undertaker live online

Future and Ciara

Future Just Can't Stop Talking About His Ex In Interviews

Future admits to feeling 'embarrassed' for his ex-fiance Ciara.

The cast of 'Days of Our Lives' posing at the 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards

Is 'Days of Our Lives' No Longer In Jeopardy Of Being Canceled?

The show has seen a spike in viewership.

Adiz 'Bambi' Benson

Bambi Gets Way Too Close To Another Man On 'LHHATL' Amid Lil Scrappy Drama

Bambi might have found comfort with an aspiring rapper as she and Lil Scrappy face challenges in their relationship on 'Love & Hip Hop Atlanta.'

Draya Michele & Orlando Scandrick

Draya Michele Rocks Engagement Ring After Split With Orlando Scandrick

Draya Michele proudly wore what looks like her engagement ring after she and Dallas Cowboys star Orlando Scandrick battled it out on social media following their split.

Kandi Burruss

Kandi Burruss Reveals Due Date, Fans Will See Pregnancy Journey On 'RHOA'

Kandi Burruss spills the beans on details of her pregnancy and what fans can expect to see from her on the new season of Bravo's 'The Real Housewives Of Atlanta'

Cecil the Lion

The Internet Is Pissed At An American Dentist Who Killed Cecil The Lion

After Walter Palmer was outed by the media, people took to social media to express outrage at him.

Witches Of East End

'Witches Of East End' Petition Is Still Gaining Signatures

It's been months since the cancellation of 'Witches of East End' was announced, but the petition to help bring it back is (surprisingly) still open.

Latest News

Outlander

Jamie Is 'Not Relishing' Paris On 'Outlander', Sam Heughan Teases Taking Off The Mask

The Highlander will not be particularly thrilled with his task to change history

Cassandra Clare

How Different Is 'Shadowhunters' From 'The Mortal Instrument' Movie? Cassandra Clare Explain

The author of the novle dishes on sexy new direction, edgier storyline

Supernatural

Misha Collins Speaks Out On Charlie's Death, LGBT & Female Representation In 'Supernatural'

Collins explains why death is necessary and why the drama doesn't have as many woman as viewers may like

NCIS LA

'NCIS: LA' Episode Title Swapped, Dave Kalstein Announces New Name For Episode 2

The second episode to film will no longer be called "Aegis"

marqeaux simms

Watch Our Video Q&A With Margaeux Simms From 'LHHATL'

We sat down with Margaeux Simms from VH1's 'Love And Hip Hop Atlanta' and the cameras were rolling!

Constance Zimmer

Coulson Has A New Nemesis On 'Agents Of SHIELD'; Who Will Constance Zimmer Play?

Someone else will be hunting down Inhumans this fall

Shirtless Guy Listening To Music Outside

Which Tune Should Be Crowned The Song Of Summer 2015?

There's only one month left to go in 2015's summer and we want to know what tune you think is the song of the summer.

Ray Tensing

The Video Of Samuel DuBose's Murder By A Cop Goes Viral

Former Police Officer Ray Tensing was indicted on a murder charge after his body camera video was released, revealing the true event

kale

A New Report Says That Kale May Not Be That Healthy For You

It seems like the leafy vegetable that EVERYONE is obsessed with may do your body more harm than good.

Real Time Analytics