School board member has sex charges dropped

July 18, 2008 2:30:14 PM PDT
Charges have been dropped against a north suburban school board member accused of sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl.Prosecutors say they could not find any evidence that Nicholas Batson had sexual contact with the teen.

Batson is state licensed child physical therapist and a board member of Wauconda School District 118.

Baston did plead guilty to an unrelated battery case involving a juvenile family member. He was sentenced to two years probation.