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Court Appearance For Teacher In Sex Case

Posted on: 4:44 pm, May 13, 2013, by , updated on: 07:46pm, May 13, 2013

STROUDSBURG — A Pocono Mountain West High School teacher facing child sex charges was back in court Monday.

Christopher Martinelli is accused of having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old boy at his home near Tobyhanna in 2011.

His lawyer questioned some testimony the alleged victim gave at Martinelli’s preliminary hearing. Because of that, a judge agreed to move the trial date from June until September in Monroe County.

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