Charleston substitute teacher arrested on Texas warrant


Charleston Police and the Superintendent confirm to Fox Illinois that a substitute teacher at Charleston School District was arrested Thursday.

Adrian Rivas was arrested just before noon Thursday at a Charleston School on a warrant out of Texas.

Press Release - 2/9/2018
U.S. Marshalls contacted District officials yesterday with information that Adrian Rivas, an at-will substitute teacher in the District was wanted as a Fugitive from Justice, for arrest in Texas on outstanding felony charges. District officials cooperated with the U.S. Marshall and Charleston Police Department and he was taken into custody.
Every employee in the Charleston School District, including Mr. Rivas must undergo and pass a criminal background check, including FBI fingerprinting as a condition of employment. Mr. Rivas worked intermittently as a substitute teacher from October 18, 2017 until yesterday. His arrest was not related to his employment in the District.
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