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Photographer hired by Buckeye school investigated for alleged crimes

Buckeye Police Wednesday launched info on an ongoing intercourse crimes investigation involving a photographer who was contracted for school footage by Freedom Elementary School in Buckeye in September.

On Sept. 2, Buckeye police obtained studies the photographer allegedly dedicated sexual offenses towards minors, police mentioned in an announcement. Liberty Elementary School District Superintendent Lori Shough mentioned in a letter despatched to households that police knowledgeable the district concerning the allegations after they discovered about them.

Shough mentioned the photographer was on the Freedom Elementary School campus in September.

The district canceled a “retake day” of school footage that had been scheduled with the photographer because of the investigation. They additionally put contracts with the photographer’s employer on maintain indefinitely, based on Shough.

The photographer had not been arrested or charged as of Wednesday, based on Buckeye police. The investigation is in its early phases and detectives have been conducting interviews.

Shough mentioned no additional info might be shared with mother and father as of Wednesday and inspired anybody with info to contact the Buckeye Police Department tip line at 623-349-6411.

“We are committed to the safety of our students and expect all contractors to adhere to

the highest ethical practices and conduct. We will not tolerate behaviors that

compromise the safety of our children,” Shough mentioned. 

Reach breaking information reporter Angela Cordoba Perez at [email protected] or on Twitter @AngelaCordobaP.

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