Janitor arrested for lewd conduct
February 9, 2009
NEWARK, CA — A Schilling Elementary School janitor was charged late last week with two felony counts of lewd conduct with a female student who attends an afterschool program at the school, according to The Argus.
Manuel Joseph Castro was arraigned for the incidents that took place in December 2008 and January 2009, the story stated.
The Newark School District refused to comment on whether or not Castro remains employed at the school, the story noted.
Superintendent Kevin Harrigan said: "The district is acting with integrity and in support of appropriate policies and procedures to ensure safety."
Castro is being held at the Santa Rita Jail where his bail is set at $120,000, the story added.
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