An 18-year-old Imbler teen who has been charged with multiple counts of sex abuse went in front of a judge Thursday to request an amendment to his release agreement and to delay making a plea.

Jordan Teeter was arrested May 19 on charges of three counts of first-degree rape, unlawful sexual penetration, two counts of sex abuse and three counts of third-degree sex abuse.

Five women have come forward alleging Teeter sexually abused them. Those women were students at Imbler High School and La Grande High School during August, September and December 2016 and January and March 2017, when the crimes allegedly occurred.

After his arrest, Teeter was detained at the Walla Walla Detention Center. Later, he was able to post bail and was released to his parents on an agreement that required Teeter to be with at least one of his parents at all times.

On Thursday, Bob Moon, Teeter’s attorney, asked Union County Judge Thomas Powers to amend the release agreement because Teeter’s mother is going back to work Aug. 14, and he will need additional supervision.

The judge agreed to add three more family members to the release agreement. They will supervise him at the family farm when his parents can’t be there.

Kristen Hoffmeyer, who is representing the defendants, agreed to the amendment.

See complete story in Friday's Observer

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