Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Notice of Bus Driver Arrest

I wish I had better news to share, but it is my job to inform you that one of our bus drivers, Zach Madonna, was arrested for first-degree attempted dissemination of indecent material to a minor, a felony; as well as endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor.

We currently have no reason to believe that this activity involved West Genesee students, but this type of conduct is not acceptable in any way. We are pursuing the matter to the full extent that the law will allow. If anyone has any information about this case that you feel will benefit the investigation, please contact me at 315-487-4562 or the Criminal Investigations Department at the Onondaga County Sherriff’s Office at 315-435-3081.

It is unfortunate when these events occur, but I feel as the Superintendent of Schools you as parents and community members are entitled to the facts as soon as we are aware of them; especially when a case involves an employee of the District. A letter outlining all of the information above will be sent home with students today.

Thank you for reading.