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Former school bus driver sentenced to 10 years in prison for kidnapping a child on his bus

IOWA – According to the court documents, his name is Thomas Williams and he was sentenced on Monday.

Prosecutors say the defendant entered a guilty plea to third degree kidnapping and he must register as a sex offender.

Williams was also ordered to pay a $1,000 fine and an additional $250 civil penalty.

In Jan. 2020, the defendant told a 10-year-old girl to stay on his bus after he dropped off other students.

He then parked in the College Community School District parking lot, pulled the girl onto his lap, and tried to kiss her before she got away.

This story will be updated as new information become available. 

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