Teacher Charged with Sexual Assault

Bill Pearse
September 05, 2019 - 8:20 pm

Wolcott Police

(WOLCOTT,Conn./WTIC)-  Wolcott Police  have arrested a Physical Education teacher at Wolcott High School on Sexual Assault and other charges  following a complaint from a student  last May.At that time  49 year old Michael Forgione of Plantsville was suspended with pay and was not to have contact with students while an investigation was conducted.Wolcott Police  completed their investigation and  sent the case to the Waterbury States Attorneys Office for review.Probable Cause was determined an an arrest warrant was granted.

Once notified of the warrant by his attorney, Forgione turned himself in to  Wolcott Police  Thursday afternoon.He is charged with Sexual Assault in the 4th Degree, Risk of Injury to a Minor and  Breach of Peace.

Foregione was released on $10,000 court set bond.He is due in Waterbury Superior Court  September  12.