Former teacher appears in court
August 14, 2020
Former Carlton teacher and girls basketball coach Robert Kent Pioro, 62, appeared via Zoom video for a hearing in Carlton County Sixth District Court on Tuesday.
Pioro faces three felony charges of criminal sexual conduct in the third degree, stemming from allegations of sexually abusing a student athlete more than 20 years ago.
Each charge stems from a different incident that occurred in Carlton County — at Four Seasons Recreation Center, South Terrace Elementary School and Carlton High School — all between October 2000 and March 2001. According to Carlton County attorney Lauri Ketola,...