7/21/2014 6:50 PM
by Stuart Hammer
PRINCETON – A former Mercer County school teacher pleads guilty Monday to numerous sex charges involving students.
Jonathan Kirk, 36, admits to several sex-related charges involving students while he was a physical education teacher at Pikeview High School.
Kirk agrees to five counts of distribution of obscene material to a minor, one count of first-degree sexual abuse, two counts of sexual abuse by a parent or guardian, and one count of soliciting of a minor.
Kirk faces up to 80 years in prison on all charges, with a minimum of 18 years.
He remains in Southern Regional Jail until sentencing on August 25.