Police questioning allegations of ‘inappropriate contact’ between students during summer stay – Belleville News
September 5, 2017 - summer camp
Two law coercion agencies are questioning a news of “inappropriate contact” between juveniles during a summer camp.
The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department and Fairview Heights military are questioning a news done Aug. 29, alleging hit done during a Whiteside School District 115 summer camp.
District 115 Superintendent Peggy Burke pronounced a Summer of Academics and Recreation camp, also famous as SOAR, is for children going into initial by fifth grades. About 50 students participated in a stay this summer, Burke said.
Police are questioning a news as an removed incident, Tim Mueller of Fairview Heights military said. The Department of Children and Family Services is also involved, according to Burke.
Burke pronounced SOAR staff spoke to a relatives of students concerned in an purported occurrence “immediately” after it was reported to a district Aug. 15. Another primogenitor came brazen final week, that is also when military got involved, with a news about a same summer camp.
“We got a news Monday, a 28th, that there maybe had been some progressing incidents,” Burke said.
The district designed to send a minute to all district relatives Tuesday, according to Burke.
Deputy Bruce Fleshren of a St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department pronounced additional reports had not been filed with law coercion as of Tuesday.
“At this point, we have not been contacted by any other parents,” Fleshren said.
About 9 to 10 staff members oversaw a summer stay students on any given day, according to Burke. Fleshren pronounced there was no staff concerned in a purported incidents.
Burke pronounced District 115 was auxiliary with a other agencies that are investigating.
“Once a investigations are finish and we know some-more details, we’ll residence that during a time to make certain that we don’t have an emanate again,” she said.
The News-Democrat is seeking a military news by a Freedom of Information Act request.