Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced that John Fraioli of White Plains was arraigned on charges he engaged in sexual activity with a teenager. Specifically, he was charged in New Rochelle City Court Monday (10/28) with Criminal Sexual Act in the Third Degree, a Class E felony. Bail was set at $50,000 bond/$25,000 cash. He is scheduled to return to court tomorrow (Oct. 30, 2019).
Background: Prosecutors allege, John Fraioli, while employed as a teacher at New Rochelle High School, engaged in a sexual act with a child victim. The crime occurred in the school building during school hours last spring.
Special Prosecutions Division Assistant District Attorney Mary Clark-DiRusso, Deputy Chief of the Domestic Violence Bureau, is prosecuting the case.
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