Anton, 34, a female librarian at New Rochelle high school, was arrested Wednesday by New Rochelle Police after going to meet a year old male youth for what she believed would be a sexual encounter. Anton did not report to work today at the high school, sources say. The boy, a student at the school, had complained to his parents that Anton had made inappropriate remarks that made the boy uncomfortable.
The parents called the police. The police set up a sting: When Anton showed up for the meeting she was arrested. The initial tip came from long-time Talk of the Sound source and school district insider known only as "Deep Throat". Schaller said the victim came to police headquarters on Sunday, May 27th to report that for the past several months Anton had engaged in explicit sexual conduct. The boy complained that Anton was flirting in emails and text messages. Schaller said a police investigation confirmed the student's report, and police detectives apprehended Anton when she appeared at the student's residence allegedly to have a sexual encounter "She invited him to engage in sexual contact," said Schaller.
Anton had been sending him e-mails and other computer data communications of explicitly sexual content in an effort to invite him to engage in sexual conduct with her. Police investigation into the matter confirmed the student's report and Police Detectives apprehended Ms.
Anton when she appeared at the student's residence in an apparent attempt to accomplish a sexual encounter. Anton had no prior criminal record and passed all background checks in compliance with New York State law. She has been suspended from her assignment until further notice. As with all matters concerning our students, we take these allegations very seriously and are deeply concerned about the nature of the charges that have been made against one of our employees.
The district will, of course, continue to give full cooperation to law enforcement authorities. In addition, students were offered access to counselors for those students who are distraught over the news of the arrest of Anton.
She has been charged with a D felony involving a minor. The allegations involve a male student here at New Rochelle High School. Anton has been suspended from her assignment until further notice. As with all matters concerning our students, these allegations are taken very seriously.
We are deeply concerned about the nature of the charges that have been made against her. The high school staff, in conjunction with district administration will, of course, give full cooperation to law enforcement authorities.
If your child is concerned or distraught about this situation, please be assured that as always, counselors, teachers and administrators are readily available to support them. Her biography lists here education as follows: Clark is due in White Plains City Court today.
Anton is the fifth school district employee arrested since Clark was arrested in Jose Martinez was arrested in on charges related to repeatedly raping a student at Isaac E. Dianna Wessel was arrested in after refusing to take a breathalyzer and drug test after crashing her vehicle into three parked vehicles and then flipping her own vehicle. Anton is just the latest in a series of district employees alleged to have engaged in various sex crimes involving students and district employees: Donna Henry Security Guard transmitted a nude image of a year old girl to two other district employees her son and her daughter-in-law.
Suspended for 30 days with pay, hearing, given a pay increase and relocated to New Rochelle High School. Leroy Manuel Security Guard engaged in a sexual relationship with a student, as a result of which she became pregnant, moved to Florida and had the baby, sources say. Robert McLean Security Guard engaged in sex with students. Kyle Figueroa Security Guard engaged in sex with students.
Walter Hubbard Janitor was terminated after being caught multiple times viewing pornography on school district computers. Also, engaged in sex with students. He has since been reassigned to Special Education department. Williams was a repeat offender for many years, drug use, drug possession. Arrested while employed by the district.
Arrested for murder in Ohio three weeks after leaving employment of New Rochelle school district, convicted, sentenced to life in prison. Phil Carino Janitor hung stuffed monkey on a noose, district settled lawsuit for racist behavior. Freddie Smith Assistant Superintendent of Schools numerous allegations of plagiarism, Doctorate revoked by University of Virginia, Fired at his next two jobs as these issues became known.
Suspended for making racist statements to children and staff at Jefferson Elementary School, long history of similar incidents. This story was a breaking news story this morning and updated between 9 a. The updates have either been incorporated into the final article or were replaced due to information contained in the official statements released later in the morning.
David described Anton as "a blonde dressed in a cream-colored skirt with a cream and black sleeveless blouse", that her parents were in court and that she would move in with her parents. Anton accepted a temporary order of protection which bars her from any contact with the student. Anton is due back in court on June 7th. Read his entire report here.