FAIRFIELD, Conn. (WTNH)– A Fairfield teacher was arrested Monday for exposing himself to a young person.
Police say 44-year-old Jeff Iwanicki, of Milford, turned himself into police after being advised through his attorney that there was an active warrant for his arrest. Iwanicki was charged with Risk of Injury/Impairing the Morals of a Minor, Public Indecency, and Breach of Peace for exposing himself to a juvenile.
Iwanicki is a teacher at Fairfield Warde High School but was not at the school or with students at the time of his arrest. School officials say after they learned of the allegations about a month ago, Iwanicki was placed on administrative leave.
Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Jones, issued the following statement regarding the arrest.
The Fairfield Public schools was recently notified that a member of its staff at Fairfield Warde High School was arrested on January 16, 2017. At the time of the arrest, the employee was not at school or in contact with students. Immediately after school officials learned of the allegations approximately one month ago, the employee was placed on an administrative leave of absence pending an investigation. This action enabled the school district to ensure the safety of its students while also reserving immediate judgment on the employee. The employee has not been in contact with students at school since being placed on leave. As this matter is still under investigation, no further details can be provided. “