Who is Gustavo Barrientos? school teacher sexually assaults student; Biography, Wiki
A former elementary school teacher in New Jersey was arrested on Sunday amid allegations he sexually assaulted a 10-year-old student and showed her pornography.
The Monmouth County prosecutor said in a statement that Gustavo Barrientos, 53, was working as an elementary school teacher when he assaulted the victim on multiple instances. Authorities have not disclosed where the alleged crimes transpired.
While it is not immediately known when Barrientos stopped teaching, NJ.com reported that he was listed as a fourth-grade teacher at George L. Catrambone Elementary School during the 2016-2017 school year. However, it was reportedly disclosed at a a school board meeting in September 2018 that he was suspended with pay.
Barrientos was charged with first-degree aggravated sexual assault and second-degree endangering the welfare of a child. Records indicated he remains jailed without bond pending a detention hearing.
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He si 53 yeras old.
Gustavo Barrientos, of Tinton Falls, is charged with first degree Aggravated Sexual Assault and second degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Through the investigation, law enforcement learned that while employed as an elementary school teacher in the Long Branch School District, on multiple occasions, Barrientos would show a 10 year old female student pornography and sexually assault her.
It’s unclear when he stopped being a Long Branch teacher. State pension records in late 2019 show he’d been a teacher since 2007, and making about $66,500 annually.
Barrientos was listed as a fourth grade teacher at George L. Catrambone Elementary School during the 2016-2017 school year. And in September 2018, he was listed as suspended with pay in the minutes of a school board meeting.
The school district could not immediately be reached for comment Sunday.
The Long Branch Police Department and the Monmouth prosecutor’s Special Victims Bureau continue to investigate Barrientos. Anyone who has information for investigators can call Long Branch Detective Todd Coleman at 732-222-1000 or prosecutor’s Detective Sgt. Shawn Murphy at 732-431-7160 ext. 7032.
Investigators are seeking additional information about Barrientos’ activities. Anyone with any information please contact Detective Todd Coleman of the Long Branch Police Department at 732-222-1000 or Detective Sergeant Shawn Murphy of the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victim’s Bureau at 732-431-7160 ext. 7032.
Anyone who feels the need to remain anonymous but has information about a crime can submit a tip to the Monmouth County Crime Stoppers by calling their confidential telephone tipline at 1-800-671-4400; by downloading and using the free P3 Tips mobile app (available on iOS and Android – https://www.p3tips.com/1182), by calling 800-671-4400 or by going to the website at www.monmouthcountycrimestoppers.com.
Despite these charges, every defendant is presumed innocent, unless and until found guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, following a trial at which the defendants have all of the trial rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution and State law.
The case is assigned to Assistant Monmouth County Prosecutor Joseph Cummings of the Office’s Special Victims Bureau.