Sacto 9-1-1
October 4, 2012
Ex-aide arrested in connection with inappropriate contact with Sacramento County students

Sacramento County sheriff's detectives arrested a former instructional aide today after he allegedly used social media to sexually harass two male students, according to authorities.

ellington.jpgJeremiah Ellington, who worked at Bradshaw Christian School until allegation surfaced in June, was booked into the Sacramento County Main Jail on suspicion of annoying or molesting a child under 18 and making annoying or threatening phone calls, both misdemeanors, according to authorities and jail booking records.

Ellington, who has no criminal history in Sacramento County, is being held in lieu of $10,000 bail.

Detectives allege Ellington used social media to harass two male students, one 15 and one slightly younger, said Sgt. Jason Ramos. He said the communication essentially amounted to sexual innuendo.

School officials fired Ellington after allegations of the misconduct were made in June, Ramos said. Detectives began an investigation and forward the results to the District Attorney's office.

An arrest warrant was secured, and authorities arrested Ellington this afternoon, Ramos said.

Ellington worked as an instructional aide in Bradshaw Christian's after-school day-care program for kindergarteners to eighth graders, Ramos said. However, Ellington also had contact with high school students on campus, he added.

Ellington is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday, according to booking records.

Bradshaw Christian School serves about 1,100 students from preschool through high school. Its 50-acre campus sits at Bradshaw and Calvine roads.

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