November 2019

Former Teacher Charged with Engaging in Sex Act with

Underage Student

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.


 In compliance with the Rules of Professional Conduct, Rule 3.6, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.


* If you, or anyone you know, has information about potential crimes related to this defendant you or they are encouraged to come forward and notify local police


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