17-year-old accused of sexually abusing minor at Wayne Central High School
ONTARIO — A high school student from Wayne County is facing a trio of charges, including a felony, after being accused of having forcible sexual contact with a minor at the school.
Wayne County sheriff’s deputies charged Jeremiah Doran-Slattery, 17, of 2192 Bear Creek Drive, Ontario, with first-degree sexual abuse, a class D felony, along with forcible touching and endangering the welfare of a child, both class A misdemeanors.
According to deputies, it is alleged that Doran-Slattery's sexual contact with the alleged victim reportedly took place at the Wayne Central High School, located in the town of Ontario.
Doran-Slattery was arraigned in Ontario Town Court by Judge Paul Sucher and released on his own recognizance.
The teen will reappear in court at a later date.
Wayne Central School District Superintendent Dr. Mathis Calvin denied to provide comment regarding the situation that was revealed by deputies on Sunday. Calvin said by phone that it is the district's policy to not comment on student-related matters.