Former Carlton teacher in court
September 18, 2020
Former Carlton teacher and girls basketball coach Robert Kent Pioro appeared in Carlton County District Court Wednesday afternoon for an omnibus hearing, which is the next step in the criminal process.
Pioro, though his attorney Mikkel Long, entered a plea of Not Guilty and waived any contested omnibus issues. He asked the matter be set for an intermediate settlement conference, which Judge Robert Macauley set for Nov. 9.
Pioro, 52, was charged July 2 in Carlton County Sixth District Court with three counts of criminal sexual conduct in the third degree for engaging in sexual penetration wi...