On Wednesday, Brittany Zamora was brought to the women's state prison, ASPC-Perryville in Goodyear. Her new jail photo was also released.

On Wednesday, Brittany Zamora was brought to the women's state prison, ASPC-Perryville in Goodyear. Her new jail photo was also released.

GOODYEAR, AZ (3TV/CBS5) -- The former teacher convicted of sex with a student has arrived at the prison where she will spend the next 20 years behind bars.

On Wednesday, Brittany Zamora arrived at the women's state prison, ASPC-Perryville in Goodyear. Her new prison photo was also released.

Zamora, a former sixth-grade teacher at Las Brisas Academy, was arrested by the Goodyear Police Department on March 22, 2018, when allegations surfaced that she had been sexually involved with a student, a 13-year-old boy.

[ORIGINAL STORY: Goodyear police arrest teacher for alleged sexual misconduct with a student]

Following her arrest, Zamora pleaded guilty to sexual conduct with a minor and reduced charges of molestation of a child and public sexual indecency. Last week, she was sentenced to 20 years in prison with credit for time served.

[RELATED: Former Goodyear teacher Brittany Zamora sentenced to 20 years for sex with student]

Police said the teen's parents had discovered text messages between Zamora and the 13-year-old student, indicating sexual activity both on and off campus.

"The text messages found are sexual in nature that allege an ongoing relationship between the two," said Lisa Kutis with the Goodyear Police Department said at the time.

[RELATED: Former Goodyear teacher pleads guilty to sexual misconduct with student]

During her sentencing hearing, Zamora appeared tearful and remorseful. She apologized to the victims and their families, and said she was "not a threat to society."

[WATCH: “This woman is a twisted monster,” lawyer says]

[RAW VIDEO: Former Goodyear teacher Brittany Zamora sentenced to 20 years for sex with student]

The parents of the 13-year-old boy have filed a lawsuit against the school district, as well as against Zamora's husband.

[RELATED: Parents of boy allegedly molested by teacher file lawsuit against district, teacher's husband]

 


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cyndyboop

i think thats way too much..i hope she can appeal this..i hate to say this ..but it was consensual..these teenagers now a days act ,think,and look 15 years older than what they are..its unfair to her..she should of gotten 3-5 years at the most..if that..and thats just cuz hes underage..i feel so bad for her

Dean

So she gets 20 years for statutory rape while a guy get 6 years for murdering 4 people? Where is the justice in Arizona? Not that she got too much, he got off scott free.

Isthayhowyoufeel

She received a fitting sentence, she was a teacher. Had it been genders reversed everyone would be okay with it, yet y’all are out here screaming equality. Hypocrisy at its best. The kid was 13, not 17. And was in 6th grade at the time, so just because he was a boy means that he enjoyed it and should make it okay? You guys are some twisted people, this woman is a predator, who had sex with a child she was responsible for everyday while he was in school, and instead of teaching him she was having intercourse him, had it been your kid, grandkid, niece nephew what have you, you’d be all up in arms over this but because you are so narrow minded that this woman molested a kid and her sentence is too harsh, no she IS. A threat to society because she is attracted to children obviously, and that isn’t something that just happens she has a twisted mind to even think that it’s okay to do what she did. Yeah she is sad about it now but wasn’t when she was molesting this kid. Boy or not molestation is molestation, it’s wrong.

jacksmol

Violent rapists don't get 20 years. In Arizona you can mow down 4 people in cold blood in your car and get 1.5 years per person, and kill someone while driving drunk and get probation. What she did was a crime, but 20 years is absurd and disproportionate, especially since it is undisputed that the sex was both consensual and at times initiated by the boy. No one has stated that this was morally or legally correct conduct, but it's hard to see how this makes her a "threat to society." The only "threat to society" is your emotional and irrational notion that this sentence is fair and just, and that the rest of us are "twisted" or "narrow minded" for disagreeing with your ridiculous position.

Di

Wake up people Arizona has no justice system! It's all about the money. thats what the kid's parents are after, the kid was no innocent victim. they should teach their kid better. The teacher was wrong as well but 20 years come on, you do get less time if you kill someone. What a joke of a justice system!

sideways0071

Phoenix man that killed Baby Daughter sentenced to 27 years, her sentence was way way over the top and unnecessary.

Wearenotperfect

Agree!

Tony

Totally agree. No more 20 years.

Frank the tank

Man that white hoee is cute. She gona turn into a lesbiiio

azrider

yeah, she looks good, but time behind bars ages you quick. i once spent 24 hours behind bars. when i got out, it looked like i spent a week.

nutsplash

That was all the man chowder on your face not aging.

robertscomputer

It is bullshit sentenced by bull's xshit [tongue]

Tacoburger

OK, so she's punished about the same as Jody Arias here. Everyone involved with this sentence is a complete imbecile. Where are we, Iran?

jacksmol

Life in prison and 20 years are not "about the same"

Tacoburger

Yes it is, Muhammed.

nutsplash

Dumb arsee should have shut up and went with it. He is not a victim ffs.

Wearenotperfect

I'm going to go out on a limb and say that the kid should have been charged as an accomplice due to the text responses he was sending her. Isn't that how Accomplice Liability Laws are supposed to work? God forbid she had ever texted him to go jump of a bridge! Just saying.

jacksmol

No. A victim to a crime can't be an accomplice. Under your absurd illogical reasoning people who are mugged would be accomplices because they took their wallet out in public.

Wearenotperfect

I'm talking about responses you dolt! Someone walking down the street in a known bad area of town waving their wallet in the air yelling please mug me is not a victim. Get your $hit together man!

jacksmol

Wearenotperfect (aka Moron). Yelling "mug me" may be a stupid thing to do, but it does not make someone an accomplice to their own mugging, nor does it justify the mugging. You need mental help before it's too late.

nutsplash

Cuz nobody would be tappin that

nutsplash

If she were black she would not be at trial.

lancelot

just another white trump supporter. how do you like being in a cage? now imagine you're a child.

Stanley Trump

lancelot, you sound angry. Boo hoo

Tacoburger

So sorry your hag lost.

AZRepublican

Most educators are Liberals that believe in "free love" (even with children) so I think you are just another triggered snowflake with an bad case of Trump Derangement Syndrome !!

IkeMonger

20 years? She would have received less time if she killed the boy. I can understand if she was raping him and threatening him, but he wasn’t. I’m sure he wanted it, loved it. Seriously, where is justice when justice is really needed? In hind sight I bet she wishes she just killed the boy, she would have gotten less time! Suing the husband? Jesus the parents should be ashamed of themselves and held accountable for their sons actions since he is a minor and has no idea between right and wrong, lol.

Phillup Witgas

I cannot say what I be thinkin......

nutsplash

She is a victim of black suppression. Free her now !

ObeyLaws

I can't wait for the before and after photos in a few years. But until then, can Wayne kenoff and I request conjugal visits with her??

Wayne kenoff

That is probably the smartest thing I’ve ever read from you!

Tacoburger

Say my name

GBender

Tuco

Tacoburger

Are you sure? Thats right. Now........say my name

NoDotards

Definetely does not deserve 20 years. Murderers dont even get that bid

BCNative

I wish I could slap the mess out of everyone who says murders don't even get 20 years. This perverted chick got a long sentence because of her nonchalant attitude. Its a pity that so many people sympathize with her because of her looks.

jacksmol

You can kill someone and depending on the crime and your criminal history be sentenced to as little as probation in Arizona and most every other state.

theazdude

She got 20 years because she was in a position of trust. I think the media attention helped with the exaggerated over-sentencing too!

Ohyeah

I feel bad for her because i killed a man during an armed robbery and I only got 11 years. I was out in 8.5.

Tacoburger

TMI

ArmchairCriticSF

Makes the point that her sentence was ridiculously harsh, even stronger! They're really making an example out of her! They're putting all the other poorly-behaved female teachers on notice that "The jig is up! You're gonna get convicted if you keep up this foolishness!". Still it's incredibly unfair to her. I hope she can appeal, or get a pardon.

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