Stephen Sullivan faces trial on charges of molesting 7-year-old girl, possession of child porn.
- POLICE & FIRE
Friday, August 19, 2011
The Easton Area School Board voted Thursday to fire a teacher accused of molesting a young girl. Stephen Sullivan, 52, of Bath, had been suspended since soon after his arrest in February on charges of inappropriately touching a 7-year-old girl in his apartment. The girl was not an Easton student. Sullivan had taught social studies at the Easton Area Middle School, but the district had moved to have his teaching certification revoked. Once that became official, the district had said his termination would only be a matter of time. According to board documents, Sullivan will be replaced by Thomas Mertz, a teacher who had been previously let go by the district. The Express-Times says he was one of the teachers laid off in 2010. Sullivan is …
Stephen Sullivan is accused of molesting a 7-year-old
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
The Easton Area Middle School teacher accused of child molestation has had his teaching certification suspended, according to a report in the Express-Times. Stephen Sullivan still faces charges that he molested a 7-year-old girl and was in possession of child pornography in his Bath home. He has been on leave without pay from the district since February, but with the state suspension, he will be terminated, according to published reports. Last month, Sullivan was scheduled to face charges on child pornography but the hearing was continued. In February, Colonial Regional Police charged him with sexual abuse of children, possession of child pornography, indecent assault, criminal solicitation to commit indecent assault, unlawful conduct with…