Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) - A former Webster elementary school teacher was sentenced Wednesday afternoon for recording two young girls changing in a school bathroom.
Terence Hoctor, 43, pleaded guilty back in October to unlawful surveillance. He had originally been charged with two counts each of felony unlawful surveillance 2nd and endangering the welfare of a child.
Back in March, Webster Police said the State Road Elementary School teacher recorded two female students with his cell phone while they were changing clothes inside a bathroom. The phone was found propped up on a stand in the corner of the bathroom, according to court paperwork.
Per the terms of the negotiated plea deal, Hoctor will serve of six months of shock incarceration in Monroe County Jail and five years of probation. Hoctor will also have to register as a Level 1 sex offender and turn in his teaching license.
According to the Monroe County District Attorney's Office, Hoctor began serving time in mid-October. Hoctor will end up serving four months of the sentence under the terms of shock incarceration.
Orders of protection were issued for each of the two victims in the case and will last for eight years.