CHICAGO (CBS) — An update on a story that first broke on CBS 2.
At Sunset Ridge Middle School in Northfield, an employee is on the run, accused of placing a camera in a school bathroom.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Illinois: State Reports Fewest Coronavirus Hospitalizations In More Than A Month
CBS 2 first reported David Garcia was hired even though he had a criminal background.
Now, we have learned the school is conducting fingerprint criminal background checks on off of its vendors.READ MORE: CDC Eases Guidance On Mask Wearing For People Who Are Fully Vaccinated
The school district also rechecked the Illinois sex offender database, the National sex offender database, and the Statewide Murderer and Violent Offender Against Youth database. None of the employees working for the school’s vendors were listed on any database, school officials said.
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A special board of education meeting will be held at the school on Sunday at 5:30 p.m..