Penn State employee charged for State High prom incident

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According to a release sent out by State College Area School District, a Penn State employee has been charged in an alleged incident that occurred during their May 12th prom held at the Bryce Jordan Center. 

The district claims a student’s guest from another district reported being videotaped in the men’s bathroom by a Penn State employee. The district says the employee has been identified as Charles Chamberlin Jr. 

School District Superintendent Bob O’Donnell was quoted in the release saying, “Despite our diligent efforts to protect students at this event, which included a State College Police officer, our security staff and multiple chaperones, we’re saddened that something this troubling has been reported,” It continued,  “Because the safety of students is paramount, we continue to work with local law enforcement agencies to strengthen security at future district events. As always, we want to make sure we are doing everything we can to ensure the well-being of students in our care.”

According to court paperwork filed today, Chamberlin has been charged with 76 misdemeanors of invasion of privacy.

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