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Henry Abbott Tech teacher accused of having inappropriate sex with student

DANBURY — A Henry Abbott Technical High School maths teacher is out of work after police say he had a months-long inappropriate sexual relationship with a student.

Salvatore Maimone, 41, of Watertown, was charged on Friday with second-degree sexual assault, second-degree harassment and interfering with an officer/resisting arrest following an investigation into what the State police described it as “a possible inappropriate sexual relationship” between him and a student.

As of Monday, he was “no longer employed by the Connecticut Technical Education and Career System,” according to school system communications director Kerry Markey. She did not say whether he was fired or resigned. He had been placed on administrative leave during the investigation, according to an arrest warrant.

Maimone’s lawyer, Gregory Klein of the law firm of Alan Barry & Associates, had little to say after his client appeared in court on Monday.

“The court granted his bail with conditions, and his family came to bail him out,” he said, adding that Maimone’s next court date is scheduled for June 10 and will likely be a preliminary hearing. .

Police say Henry Abbott’s technical director, Kevin Durkin, contacted them on May 3 to report that a female student “disclosed having had a sexual relationship with Salvatore Maimone.”

On the same day, Maimone — who joined the Abbott Tech faculty three years ago as a math teacher, according to a 2019 report card — was placed on administrative leave.

The student – whose birth year is 2004 – told authorities she first met Maimone last year and that he “was always very happy to see her”, according to the warrant. stop. He physically touched her body during a spring 2021 fire drill and began flirting with her in person at school during the fall 2021 semester, she told police.

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