The Lake County Sheriff’s Office arrested John Gulino, 60, of the 1700 block of Riverwood Drive, Algonquin, for battery against a 19-year-old student of Cyd Lash Academy in unincorporated Grayslake.
Gulino was charged with three counts of Battery, all class A misdemeanors, according to a sheriff's office press release. He is free on $1,000 bond (10 percent of $10,000) pending his next court date.
Cyd Lash Administration immediately notified the Lake County Sheriff’s Office upon learning of the allegation from the student on Oct. 18, according to a sheriff's press release.
Gulino was placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation, according to the sheriff's office.
The student reported that Gulino rubbed her shoulders, grabbed and squeezed her hip and rubbed his privates against her body. Gulino’s actions were done in a classroom during the school day, according to the sheriff's press release.
Cyd Lash Academy is part of the Special Education District of Lake County (SEDOL). SEDOL is a cooperative educational system that works with 35 local school districts to serve physically, mentally, and emotionally challenged students.
Information provided by the Lake County Sheriff's Office.