Guilty! Craig Lefkowitz, Southington, Ohio (arrested Apr 2021) [sex activity w/ student, 15]

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    Craig Lefkowitz, 51, computer teacher, athletic director, jr. high volleyball coach, Spirit Club advisor, at Chalker High School, Southington Local Schools, Southington, Ohio, "complaint about inappropriate sexual activity with a 15-year-old student from 15 years ago"


    Southington teacher, coach, arrested for sexual battery

    A veteran Southington Local Schools teacher and coach has been arrested on sex-related charges. Craig Lefkowitz, 51, was booked into the Trumbull County Jail on Tuesday as he awaits a hearing in Newton Falls Municipal Court on two counts of sexual battery, which is a felony. Trumbull County Sheriff Paul Monroe told 21 News that they received a complaint about inappropriate sexual activity with a 15-year-old student from 15 years ago. He said that this occurred during the course of the victim's 9th grade through senior year at the district. Lefkowitz, who has been licensed to teach since 1996, has ...


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    Bail set at $15,000 for Southington teacher, coach, arrested for sexual battery

    A veteran Southington Local Schools teacher and coach was arraigned Friday on sex-related charges. Bond was set at $15,000 for Craig Lefkowitz, 51, during his arraignment in Newton Falls Municipal Court on two felony counts of sexual battery. In addition to setting bond, the judge ordered that Lefkowitz have no contact with minors. Lefkowitz was arrested Tuesday after Trumbull County Sheriff Paul Monroe told 21 News that they received a complaint about inappropriate sexual activity with a 15-year-old student from 15 years ago. He said that this occurred during the course of the victim's 9th grade through senior year at ...


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    Bond set for Southington Schools’ athletic director charged with sexual battery

    A Newton Falls judge set bond at $15,000 for the Southington Local Schools’ athletic director who is charged with sexual battery. Craig Lefkowitz had his first court appearance Thursday morning. He is accused of sexually assaulting a student 15 years ago. The statute of limitations in cases like this is 20 years. If Lefkowitz posts bond to get out of jail before the trial, the judge told him not to call, text or have any form of contact with the former student. Prosecutors believe the assault happened multiple times while the victim was a high school student. Lefkowitz, who also ...


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    Bail set at $15,000 for Southington teacher, coach, arrested for sexual battery [video]

    Lefkowitz was arrested Tuesday after Trumbull County Sheriff Paul Monroe told 21 News that they received a complaint about inappropriate sexual activity with a 15-year-old student from 15 years ago.


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    Southington teacher indicted on sexual battery, compelling prostitution charges

    A Southington Local Schools teacher and coach has been indicted on sexual battery and compelling prostitution charges. A Trumbull County Grand Jury indicted Craig Lefkowitz, 51, on nine counts of sexual battery and one count of compelling prostitution on Wednesday. Back in April, Lefkowitz was arrested after Trumbull County Sheriff Paul Monroe said that they received a complaint about inappropriate sexual activity with a former student from 15 years ago. Monroe said that this allegedly occurred during the course of the victim's 9th grade through senior year at the district. According to Wednesday's indictment, Lefkowitz allegedly knowingly paid or agreed ...


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    Trumbull County grand jury indicts former Southington teacher on sex charges

    A teacher on leave from the Southington school district was indicted Wednesday by the Trumbull County grand jury on charges he sexually assaulted a former student. Craig Lefkowitz, 51, of Warren, was indicted on nine counts of sexual battery and one count of compelling prostitution. The charges are all third-degree felonies. Court records did not list an arraignment date, but they did say the next court date in the case is July 15. Lefkowitz has been free on a $15,000 bond since he was arrested and arraigned in April in county court in Newton Falls. Lefkowitz, who was a technology ...


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    Former Southington teacher charged with sexual battery brought before judge

    A former teacher and coach at Southington Local Schools was arraigned in front of a judge Thursday morning. Craig Lefkowitz, 51, was indicted on nine counts of sexual battery and one count of compelling prostitution. The indictment occurred on June 30th. He has been ordered by a judge to have no contact with any unaccompanied minors while he awaits trial. Lefkowitz was initially arrested in April after the Trumbull County Sheriff received a complaint from a former Southington student. The complaint claimed that Lefkowitz was involved in inappropriate sexual activity over the course of the student's high school career 15 ...


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    Former Trumbull County teacher enters plea in student sex crime case

    A former Southington teacher and athletic director pleaded guilty Thursday to sex charges involving a former student. Craig Lefkowitz, 51, pleaded guilty to four counts of sexual battery and one count of compelling prostitution. He was indicted by a Trumbull County grand jury in May 2021 following an investigation by the Trumbull County Sheriff’s Office. He is accused of having a sexual relationship with a student 15 years ago. Prosecutors say he gave the student money and gifts in return for sex acts. They say the conduct occurred over several years. Lefkowitz was immediately booked into the Trumbull County Jail ...


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    Former Southington teacher pleads guilty to sexual interactions with former student

    Former Southington teacher, Craig Lefkowitz (51) pleaded guilty on Thursday to charges relating to inappropriate sexual activity with a former student 15 years ago. In April of 2021, Lefkowitz was arrested after Trumbull County Sheriff, Paul Monroe received a complaint about the inappropriate activity. According to Monroe, this activity allegedly occurred from the former student's freshman year to senior year of high school. Lefkowitz was indicted with nine counts of sexual battery and one count of compelling prostitution. According to his indictment, Lefkowitz allegedly knowingly paid or agreed to pay a minor to engage in sexual activity. Lefkowitz has been ...


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