Monthly Archives: February 2014

Teacher arrested for child porn on leave without pay

February 25, 2014: ABC News reported an East Pennsboro Area Middle School teacher was arrested for child pornography.  Craig Cohen taught 8th grade science. His bail was set at $100,000, and a preliminary hearing is scheduled for March 3, 2014. ABC News wrote: Craig Cohen, an 8th grade science teacher, was charged by the state attorney general's...
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Teacher charged in assault on Toscano’s wife

February 28, 2014: The Daily Progress reported the arrest of science teacher, Claire Kennedy Ogilvie, for allegedly attacking the wife of House Minority Leader David J. Toscano.  Toscano said his wife, Nancy Tramontin, was struck in the head several times.  Ogilvie has been suspended from her job at William Monroe High School. The Daily Progress wrote: A...
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Fullerton teacher suspected of sexual misconduct with students

February 22, 2014: The Los Angeles Times reported the arrest of a Fullerton middle school teacher on suspicion of sexual misconduct with at least 2 male students.  Melissa Lindgren was charged with multiple felonies and was released after posting $100,000 bail. The Los Angeles Times wrote: Melissa Lindgren, 28, of La Mirada, was charged with multiple felonies,...
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Police: Dover teacher arrested for child porn, videos of students

February 28, 2014:  The Sentinel (Pennsylvania's Best Homepage) reported the arrest of Dover Intermediate School music teacher, Matthew B. Puterbaugh.  He has been charged with 661 counts of felony possession of child pornography.  Police say additional charges are pending. The Sentinel wrote: The Northern York County Regional Police Department arrested Puterbaugh at 1 p.m. Thursday after an...
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Philly teacher arrested for selling heroin near own prep school

February 26, 2014: The Washington Times reported the arrest of Paul Smith, a 35 year old Northeast Preparatory School history teacher, for allegedly selling heroin from his vehicle just 2 miles down the road from the school. The Washington Times wrote: Narcotics agents were patrolling the area and say they witnessed Paul  Smith, 35, allegedly make a...
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Teacher charged with child abuse over ‘scratching’ incident

February 28, 2014:  Tampa Bay Fox News, reported a 60 year old teacher at Calusa Elementary in New Port Richey was charged with child abuse.  Cynthia Haring allegedly scratched a 10 year old student with her finger nail when she grabbed his arm. Fox News wrote: Deputies say when she grabbed the child by the arm, it...
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Northwood High teacher arrested

February 27, 2014: The Washington Times reported the arrest of a Northwood High School math teacher, in Shreveport, Louisiana. The Washington Times wrote: Sheriff Steve Prator, in a news release, said 26-year-old Jared Honea, of Shreveport, was booked Thursday into the Caddo Correctional Center for indecent behavior with a juvenile following an investigation by...
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Drama teacher charged with 26 felony sex acts with two student

February 25, 2014, The Los Angeles Times reported Peter Chrisoph Gomez, who allegedly sexually abused 2 students, plead not guilty to 26 counts.  Gomesz, was a popular and well liked drama teacher and is being held in lieu of $1.5 million bail. The Los Angeles Times wrote: Los Angeles police detectives from the Northeast Division appealed Tuesday...
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Connecticut teacher arrested after masturbating at school with students around

February 26, 2014, The New York Daily News reported the arrest of Michael Lueck for masturbating in a Connecticut school stairwell while leering at students in the courtyard.  Luecke is a 72 year old substitute teacher at Westhill High School, where the school's surveillance video corroborated a witness' story.

The New York Daily News wrote:

Michael Luecke,...

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Recent “teacher arrested” Stories, Video and Galleries

2014, Eyewitness News 7, provides a list of recent teachers arrested and their  stories.  Information from  the ABC network pertains to the tri-state area.  Music teachers, gym teachers, high school, middle school, and the like are all included in the list.  There are links to view the complete article and watch the video of the...
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