Northville High School teacher charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct

Jason Dean charged with 3 counts of criminal sexual conduct

Northville High School placed Jason William Dean on administrative leave.
Northville High School placed Jason William Dean on administrative leave. (WDIV)

NORTHVILLE TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A Northville High School teacher was in court Wednesday after he was arrested on sexual misconduct allegations, officials said.

Jason William Dean, 36, was arraigned Wednesday afternoon at 52-2 District Court in Clarkston.

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Dean was arrested by police and charged with three counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct -- penetration. Each count carries a maximum penalty of life in prison, as well as lifetime electronic monitoring and registered sex offender status, if convicted.

Jason William Dean (WDIV)

He has been placed on administrative leave by the district.

Superintendent Mary Kay Gallagher told parents in a letter that there’s no reason to believe the allegations involve a Northville High School student.

Dean lives with his wife and two children, officials said.

District officials are working with police to determine if there are any other victims inside or outside the district, authorities said.

The following letter was sent to Northville Public Schools families on Wednesday evening:

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Families of students that attend Northville schools were notified Monday morning. The superintendent said one of the male high school teachers has been arrested and is under administrative leave upon further review.
Families of students that attend Northville schools were notified Monday morning. The superintendent said one of the male high school teachers has been arrested and is under administrative leave upon further review.
A Northville High School teacher was arrested and put on leave amid "serious allegations."
A Northville High School teacher was arrested and put on leave amid "serious allegations."

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