As if the L.A. school district needed one more scumbag touching children, the LAPD today announced the arrest of an elementary school janitor for alleged lewd acts on a child.
The confluence of employees accused of sex crimes at the system (two teachers at Miramonte Elementary School last week were booked on suspicion of unspeakable acts, setting off a firestorm) makes you wonder who's been at the wheel at the nation's second largest school district.
This week the arrestee was …
… Paul Adame, a janitor at Germain Elementary School in Chatsworth.
According to an LAPD statement released today:
On February 5, 2012, around 3 p.m., the mother of a student at Germain Elementary School went to the Devonshire Area police station and reported an inappropriate contact between a janitor employed at the school and her child. The Devonshire Detective Sexual Assault Unit responded to the station and assumed responsibility for the investigation.
With the assistance of Los Angeles School Police Department, the suspect, Paul Adame, was identified, and arrested for 288(a) P.C. (Lewd Act with a Child).
Adame was jailed in lieu of $100,000 but was released the next day after he posted bail, according to the L.A. County Sheriff's inmate information database.
Here's the thing. This might not be over for parents at Germain: Cops want them to speak to their children about Adame to determine if there might be more possible victims.
If you're a parent with this suspicion, call the LAPD's Devonshire Sexual Assault Unit at (818) 832-0609.