Former Oxford teacher accused of not reporting sex abuse

January 11, 2019

OXFORD - A former Oxford High School teacher has been arrested for allegedly failing to report suspected child abuse at the school.

Jeffrey Giovacchino, 48, of Edmonds Road in Oxford, was charged with failure to report child abuse.

State Police said the suspected abuse happened two years ago.

According to WTNH, an arrest warrant shows that one of his students told investigators that she told Giovacchino that she had been sexually assaulted at a party.

Giovacchino was taken into custody at 1 p.m, Wednesday.

He was released after posting a $10,000 bond and will appear in Derby Superior Court on Jan. 28.

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