Delco Principal Being Investigated

A new principal from Springton Lake Middle School has been placed on leave during an investigation

By Doug Shimell and Lauren DiSanto
|  Friday, Oct 19, 2012  |  Updated 5:54 PM EDT
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Dr. Troy Czukoski, Principal at Springton Lake Middle School in Delaware County, Pa., is being investigated by the U.S. Attorney's Office and U.S. Postal Service Inspector. The superintendent told NBC10's Doug Shimell that the investigation is sealed.

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Dr. Troy Czukoski, Principal at Springton Lake Middle School in Delaware County, Pa., is being investigated by the U.S. Attorney's Office and U.S. Postal Service Inspector. The superintendent told NBC10's Doug Shimell that the investigation is sealed.

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Dr. Troy Czukoski, Principal at Springton Lake Middle School in Delaware County, Pa., is being investigated by the U.S. Attorney's Office and U.S. Postal Service Inspector.

The investigation is sealed, so details of why federal authorities are looking into him haven't been released.

The Rose Tree Media School District has placed Dr.Czukoski on leave during the investigation and released this statement on Friday:

Jim Wigo, the Superintendent of Schools of the Rose Tree Media School District informed district staff and all district parents that he had been contacted by the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the U.S. Postal Service Inspector about an ongoing investigation involving Dr. Troy Czukoski, Principal at Springton Lake Middle School. As a result of this investigation, Dr. Czykoski has been placed on leave from his position as Principal of Springton Lake Middle School.

To date, this is all of the information that has been provided for us. As further credible information becomes available he will release the information to the parents and staff. Mr. Wigo stated that we have no reason to believe that the safety of our students or staff has ever been compromised. All communication will be conveyed through the office of the Superintendent.

According to his school biography, Dr. Czukoski has spent 20 years as an educator and was also in the Army and National Guard.

His newly-hired attorney talked to NBC10 and says Dr. Czukoski has not committed any crime.

 


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