2017-09-28 / Front Page

Bay Shiore HS teaching assistant charged with raping student

A Bay Shore High School teacher’s assistant was arrested yesterday and charged with raping a student from the school.  

Suffolk County Police said the teacher’s assistant, Marcus Johnson, was arrested at 6:30 p.m. detectives from the Special Victims Section for having an inappropriate relationship with a 15-year-old student from the school. The abuse started when the victim was 14-years-old, said police

Johnson works as a teacher’s assistant for children with autism. The victim was not one of his students.

Johnson, 27, of 7 Sampson St., Bay Shore, was charged with Rape 2nd Degree, Rape 3rd Degree, and two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

The investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information to contact the Special Victims Section at 631-852-6531.

Johnson is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip today.

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