Dance teacher sexually abused young girl

By Jillian Marshall

Dance teacher sexually abused young girl

May 8, 2013 Updated May 9, 2013 at 6:42 AM EDT

Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) A local dance instructor is behind bars for sexually abusing a child.

Samantha Stone, 34, of Waverly, was found guilty of sexually engaging a child younger than 13-years-old.

Broome County officials say Stone has had sexual contact with the girl several times, including at least one instance of oral sexual conduct since 2003.

She also goes by the name Samantha Werkheiser.

Stone is in Broome County Jail, where she awaits her sentencing in September.

Stone was a dance teacher at Studio J in Waverly and Dance Warehouse in Taylor, Pa.

She once owned Creative Dance Elements in Endicott.