Former Bus Driver Sentenced

A former Kanawha County school bus driver was sentenced to prison Monday. Samuel Larry Burkhamer pleaded guilty to sexual abuse and was sentenced to five to 25 years in prisonm and 25 years of supervised release when he gets out. Burkhamer made friends with a 9-year old girl on Facebook, who was a friend of his stepdaughter, and then allegedly exhanged phone numbers with the girl and sent sexually explicit messages.