A New London public school employee has been arrested in connection to an on ongoing police investigation involving criminal activity with a youth, according to police.
Officers said 35-year-old Corriche Gaskin, of Groton, was arrested on Tuesday on an active arrest warrant in connection to the investigation.
Gaskin is facing charges including sexual assault, possession of child pornography, voyeurism, disseminating voyeuristic materials and multiple counts of risk of injury. His bond is set at $500,000 and he will be in court on Wednesday.
According to officers, Gaskin is a climate specialist with the New London public school system. He is on paid administrative leave.
Anyone who has information concerning the investigation is encouraged to contact New London Police Department's Detective Bureau at (860) 447-1481 or anonymous information may be submitted through the New London Tips 411 system by texting NLPDTip plus the information to Tip411 (8474110.
New London Public schools said they are in communication with police and the Department of Children and Families. There will be extra counselors on hand for students at the schools affected.
"The District leads with integrity and the highest of standards. As soon as we have received any information from DCF or the New London Police, the District has acted immediately to remove any adults, including Mr. Gaskin, alleged to be involved in the ongoing investigation from District properties. The District’s Administration is working to process these issues related to the employment of involved individuals and is taking all necessary and appropriate actions, including providing employees an opportunity to respond to the allegations, as is required by law," school officials wrote in a statement.