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Ask Sacto 911 crime Q&A: Has trial begun for former Citrus Heights principal accused of child molestation?

Robert Adams, former principal at Creative Frontiers preschool, andhis attorney Linda Parisi during a preliminary hearing on February 28, 2013 at Sacramento Superior Court.
Robert Adams, former principal at Creative Frontiers preschool, andhis attorney Linda Parisi during a preliminary hearing on February 28, 2013 at Sacramento Superior Court. mcrisostomo@sacbee.com

Q: Did the trial begin Feb. 18 as scheduled for Robert Benson Adams, principal of the closed Creative Frontiers School in Citrus Heights?

Sissy Sue, Granite Bay

A: The trial date for Robert Benson Adams, who was arrested in September 2011, has been reset several times.

A trial readiness conference was continued from Feb. 11 to March 20 and the trial currently is set for April 8, according to Sacramento Superior Court online records.

Adams, 63, was ordered in March 2013 to face trial on charges that he methodically and routinely molested young girls at the private Creative Frontiers School, dating back to 1996. He is charged with six felony counts of lewd and lascivious behavior with a child younger than 14 and a misdemeanor count of annoying or molesting a child younger than 18.

Adams has pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Call The Bee’s Cathy Locke, (916) 321-5287.

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