Former Peckham Superintendent set to appear in court this week

August 2, 2021 | Courts|Featured

NEWKIRK — A seventh status docket is scheduled this week in Kay County District Court for former Peckham School Superintendent Gary Young.

Young is facing two charges of lewd or indecent acts to a child under 16; Cause and or injury to sex abuse to a child; Cause and or permit injury to a child, lewd or indecent acts to a child under 16 and a charge of blackmail, all filed on Dec. 18, 2019. (see story)

Gary Young

Young is accused of multiple sexual misconduct allegations and is accused of assaulting adults and minors.

Young last appeared in court on July 20 before Judge Jennifer Brock for a motion hearing.

According to Oklahoma District Court Records, the court granted a motion for bond modification. As a result, Young is now allowed to work at Family Farms from 6:45 a.m. until 8:45 p.m. under conditions which includes he notify a test group as to what location he will be at and that he avoid all contact with any alleged witnesses or victims.

Young has been under house arrested since the charges were filed. He is also ordered to wear an ankle monitor and is restricted from entering the township of Peckham.

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