Prosecutors have charged a Minnesota police officer with sexually touching female students while hugging them at a suburban high school where he was a school resource officer. Forty-year-old Adam Pelton of River Falls, Wisconsin, was charged Monday with three counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct and four counts of fourth-degree sexual conduct. Pelton is accused of initiating hugs with seven female students and touching their buttocks over their clothing while he was a school resource officer for Park High School in Cottage Grove, Minnesota. Pelton denied to investigators touching any student’s buttocks. Pelton is a Cottage Grove police officer and has been on administrative leave since the investigation began in October.
Minnesota officer charged with sexually touching students
By Associated Press|2020-02-05T05:38:03-06:00February 5th, 2020|