A signed criminal complaint has been filed today with the Atlantic City City Police Department by former Atlantic City Council President Craig Callaway, along with approximately 6-8 additional concerned citizens.

The complaint names the following people/entities:

  • Atlantic City Board of Education Administrators.
  • Elected Atlantic City Board of Education members.
  • The Atlantic City Board of Education solicitor.
  • Monitor for the State of New Jersey Department of Education.

The criminal complaint alleges a violation of certain state statues, specifically N.J.S.A. 18 A: 36-24, 18A:36-25 and N.J.S.A 6A:16-11.

Callaway advised that the criminal complaint was filed with the local jurisdiction because the crimes being alleged and a reading of the appropriate statutes indicate crimes of the 4th degree.

The complaint reads that the below mentioned had “knowledge of major inappropriate sexual behavior being inflicted on the children of the Atlantic City Board of Education school district. Specifically, child molestation and pornography by an employee, Kayan Frazier of the
Atlantic City Board of Education school district and this same employee later was employed by an Atlantic City Board of Education contractor, specifically as a substitute teacher,” said Callaway.

Callaway advises that the various administrators, elected board members, the board solicitor, the state monitor failed to report this behavior to the proper authorities.

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The complaint includes that “Kayan Frazier, recently pled guilty to one Federal count of producing images of child molestation and child pornography.”

The following named defendants are:

  • Current AC Board of Education Superintendent
    Laquetta Small
  • Former Atlantic City Board of Education
    Superintendent Barry Caldwell.

Board Administrators:

  • Gabriel Caldwell
  • Diane Saunders
  • Donald Harris
  • Sherry Yahn

State Monitor Carol Morris.

Former Board Employee Marty Small.

Elected Atlantic City Board of Education Members:

  • Current Board President: Shay Steele.
  • Former Board President and current elected Board
    of Education member: Walter Johnson
  • Former Board President and current elected board
    member: Patricia Bailey
  • Current Elected Board Member: Ruth Byard

Atlantic City Board of Education solicitor Tracy Riley is also named in the complaint.

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