Arrest Made After Improper Relationship Allegations
A Delaware County special education teacher is on administrative leave following an arrest for having an improper relationship with two students.According to the Delaware County Sheriff's Office, deputies arrested and charged 48 year old James A. Lewis, Jr., of Otego. Lewis has been charged with two misdemeanor counts of Forcible Touching and three misdemeanor counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Lewis, who works in the Sidney Central School District touched the students on different occasions during the last week of April.
Lewis was arraigned in the Village of Sidney Court where he was released on his own recognizance pending further court action.