Mitch Mitchell reported Friday that a former bus driver in Fort Worth, who was convicted of sexually assaulting a mentally challenged passenger, was sentenced to 12 years in prison.
Ronald James Coleman, 52, was convicted Friday of one count of aggravated sexual assault of a disabled person and one count of injury to a disabled person.
Officials said Coleman was a contract driver for the T's Mobility Impaired Transportation Service, or MITS. On Aug. 26, 2009, he picked up a woman at her workshop to take her home. At one stop, while the bus was delayed, he attacked.
— Bill Miller