FRIDAY, 9/30/2022, 10:18 p.m.

WINNECONNE, Wis. (WFRV) – The Village of Winneconne Police has taken a 24-year-old former teacher into custody on at least one felony charge.

According to a Facebook post, officers are anticipating several other charges will be referred to the Winnebago County District Attorney’s Office, pending the outcome of their investigation.

Officers say there is no danger to the students at the Winneconne Community School District as this was an incident that involved the teacher placed on administrative leave at his current high school in Kimberly.

“No further information is being released at this time. We would like to thank the Winneconne School District, the Kimberly School District, the Fox Valley Metro Police Department, the Winnebago County District Attorney’s Office, and the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office for their assistance in this matter,” wrote the Winneconne Police Department on its Facebook.

Authorities say they cannot disclose details at this time.

Local 5 News will update this when more information is made available.

Kimberly teacher placed on leave after allegations of ‘inappropriate conduct’

FRIDAY, 9/30/2022, 1:22 p.m.

Editor’s note: The teacher’s name has been removed from the story, as no official charges have been filed.

KIMBERLY, Wis. (WFRV) – The Kimberly Area School District (KASD) announced that a high school teacher was placed on administrative leave following allegations of inappropriate conduct with students of another school.

According to the KASD, it was made aware that a teacher engaged in the inappropriate conduct while previously serving as a teacher within a different school district.

Officials say that as soon as the KASD became aware of the allegations against the teacher, the district immediately placed him on administrative leave, and the district is cooperating with law enforcement on this matter.

The release states that there is currently no evidence to indicate that any Kimberly Area School District students were involved in the alleged misconduct.

While we understand members of the school community may have questions and concerns regarding this situation, please understand that the District is restricted as to the information it can share, as this matter remains under investigation. However, please be assured that the health, safety, and well-being of our students remain the District’s highest priority.

Kimberly Area School District

Anyone with information related to this situation to contact the Fox Valley Metro Police Department at 920-788-7505.