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Bus Driver Sentenced For Molesting Woman

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ELKTON, Md. (AP) — A Delaware bus driver who pleaded guilty to molesting a woman with Down syndrome on his bus has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Ronald Elam, 51, of Newark, Del., was also ordered to register as a sex offender at sentencing Wednesday. He had pleaded guilty to a third-degree sex offense in December.

According to court documents, Elam left his assigned bus route on July 7 and drove to Cecil County, where he molested the 22-year-old woman. The Cecil Whig reports that surveillance cameras on the bus recorded the crime.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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