ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Sick. – A special education instructor in Glenbrook was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting an underage scholar.
At around 6:45 p.m. on Sunday, Arlington Heights police officers were patrolling the space of Algonquin and Arlington Heights Highway when they located a motor vehicle at the rear of a constructing.
Police said Paul Castelli, 45, of Des Plaines, was in the driver seat and an underage female, who was allegedly crying although undressed, was in the backseat.
Subsequent a preliminary investigation, Castelli was unveiled to be a particular education and learning instructor at the Glenbrook Off-Campus Heart.
Law enforcement explained the sufferer attends the identical university Castelli teaches at. Castelli was taken into custody and the target was reunited with her family members.
Castelli has been charged with a person depend of criminal sexual assault and one rely of aggravated prison sexual abuse.
His up coming court day is scheduled for Jan. 28.
In response to comment, District 225 directed WGN News to the subsequent email that was sent to mother and father.
“Pricey Dad and mom,
We required to notify you of an ongoing investigation of a Glenbrook Off Campus (GBOC) instructor. In a push launch by Arlington Heights law enforcement, they documented that Paul R. Castelli was observed in a auto Jan. 2 with a GBOC scholar. District 225 was apprised of the arrest by the Office of Kids and Spouse and children Solutions on Jan. 3 and instantly commenced an investigation. The teacher has labored for the District for 5 ½ yrs and has not been on campus considering that the incident and is now on administrative go away. Workers is at this time reaching out to all GBOC households by cellular phone. In addition, our university psychologists strategy to meet with college students this afternoon to provide assistance and assist. If you have certain worries about this conference, please get hold of us as soon as achievable at the call information down below. In addition, our university psychologists will also be available to supply additional assist for college students on an as-wanted foundation. For any learners who aren’t in attendance we will be location up digital opportunities to zoom in. Far more facts will be furnished shortly.
In consultation with our lawyers, we are conducting an inner investigation and will just take future methods as details warrant. The District is disturbed by this incident and arrest. In using the services of staff members, the District conducts a extensive evaluate procedure that involves both of those condition and federal qualifications and fingerprinting checks. District 225 will keep on to assessment its hiring and staff members training procedures to guarantee that team is totally mindful of the District’s experienced expectations, the regulation and their ethical obligation to safeguard kids.
Dr. Charles Johns
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