October 30, 2019
BLOOMINGTON — The state schools superintendent has suspended the teaching license of a McLean County Unit 5 teacher accused of sex crimes.
Jonathan Hovey, who formerly taught first grade at Glenn Elementary School in Normal, is accused of sexually assaulting two students since 2005. He has pleaded not guilty to the charges.
Hovey, of Forsyth, is accused of two counts of predatory criminal sexual assault, both Class X felonies, and four counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse (Class 2).
In September, his attorney, Tristan Bullington, said, “Mr. Hovey is not guilty