In December of 2015 the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) Sexual Assault Unit commenced an investigation at A. N. Myer Secondary School in Niagara Falls. Police say the investigation centered on reports of inappropriate sexualized behavior by a 31 year old male teacher that involved two female students who were both under 18 years of age at the time of the offences.
Detectives determined that one of the girls was a student at A. N. Myer Secondary School where the teacher taught from 2013 till the commencement of this investigation. The second girl was a student of Sir Winston Secondary School in St. Catharines, where the teacher taught from 2009 to 2013. As a result of the investigation the NRPS Sexual Assault Unit has arrested Michael J. Molnar of Pelham.
Molnar will be charged with:
- Sexual Assault contrary to section 271 of the Criminal Code of Canada (2 counts)
- Sexual Interference contrary to section 151 of the Criminal Code of Canada (1 count)
- Invitation to Sexual Touching contrary to section 152 of the Criminal Code of Canada (1count)
- Sexual Exploitation contrary to section 153 of the Criminal Code of Canada (1 count)
The allegations stem from incidents on and off school property; and during and after school hours.
Molnar will attend a bail hearing on March 8, 2016 at the Robert S. K. Welch, St. Catharines court house.
Detectives continue to investigate this matter. Anyone with information or to report a similar incident is asked to call the Sexual Assault Unit at 905-688-4111 Ext. 5100
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