Kevin Browing

(3-12-20) Kevin Browning (43) of Willshire was arraigned on numerous felony counts by a grand jury during hearings held this week in Van Wert County Common Pleas Court.

Browning pleaded not guilty to one count of rape, a first-degree felony, and four counts of sexual battery, each a felony of the third degree.

Browning is a teacher with Parkway Schools and a former varsity wrestling coach. Court documents state his crimes allegedly occurred with a female student between January and November of 2018.

The judge set a $25,000 cash bond in the case and Browning will appear for a pretrial conference at 3 p.m. Friday, March 20.