Former Alabama Teacher Clarence Edward “Bud” Evers Jr., 53, pleaded guilty in federal court to child sex tourism and child pornography offenses, according to officials.
Evers was employed as a technology teacher with the Conecuh County, Alabama, Board of Education at the time of his arrest on Feb. 11, 2016. He has been in custody since that time.
Sentencing is scheduled for July 14.
According to admissions in his plea, Evers traveled annually to Thailand during the summer months.
While in Thailand, Evers paid minor boys as young as thirteen years old to engage in illicit sexual conduct and took sexually explicit photographs of them.
Evers admitted that, during a 2014 trip, he photographed his victims engaging in sexually explicit conduct.
In addition, Evers admitted that he had other images and videos of child sexual exploitation on his computers and other electronic devices, as well as substantial amounts of encrypted data.
According to a report on WKRG News 5, one of the victims, a 15-year old boy, made a report about being paid approximately $22 by Evers to engage in sex acts with him, and witnessing Evers engage in sex acts with another boy, Evers was identified through Facebook communications he had with the boy, and a search warrant was executed at Evers’s home in Evergreen on April 1st, 2015, the News 5 report stated.Warning: file_get_contents(): https:// wrapper is disabled in the server configuration by allow_url_fopen=0 in /hermes/bosweb26a/b360/ipg.sbnotebookcom/wp-content/themes/goodnews5/framework/functions/posts_share.php on line 151 Warning: file_get_contents(https://plusone.google.com/_/+1/fastbutton?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cjnotebook.com%2Fformer-alabama-teacher-guilty-of-flying-to-thailand-to-have-sex-with-boys%2F): failed to open stream: no suitable wrapper could be found in /hermes/bosweb26a/b360/ipg.sbnotebookcom/wp-content/themes/goodnews5/framework/functions/posts_share.php on line 151