Bennett High School guidance counselor indicted on 31 charges

SALISBURY, Md. – A James M. Bennett High School guidance counselor was indicted on 31 charges, Monday.

According to online court records, a grand jury in Wicomico County indicted Allen Mitchell on 20 felony charges and 11 misdemeanors.

Mitchell is at the center of an investigation involving alleged sexual abuse and assault of minors, while he was a coach and guidance counselor in Wicomico County.

A full list of charges:
3 felony counts: Sex abuse of a minor
10 felony counts: Child porn film in sex act
7 felony counts: Sex offense third degree
10 misdemeanor counts: Possession of child pornography
1 misdemeanor count: Telephone misuse – obscene

To see the how the community reacted to allegations against Mitchell: click here.

To see the details about the Bennett Principal and Vice Principal being placed on leave: click here.

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