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Teacher arrested amid investigation involving New London Public School employees

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A teacher in New London has been arrested as police continue to investigate New London Public School employees.

According to officials, around 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, units arrested 35-year-old Melissa Rodriguez.

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She was employed as a teacher at Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School.

Rodriguez was charged with Failure to Report – Mandated Reporter and was released on a $10,000 cash-surety bond.

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She was assigned a court date of June 11th.

This is the third New London school employee to be arrested in recent weeks.

Corriche Gaskin is accused of filming a sex act with an underage student. Jevon Elmore is charged with second degree sex assault.

The investigation is ongoing.


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