Chalmette HS counselor accused of molesting student

Chalmette HS counselor accused of molesting student

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The St. Bernard Parish District Attorney is considering a case against a Chalmette High School employee who was arrested in September on a charge of molestation of a juvenile, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Tommie Powell III, who is listed on the school’s website as a counselor, is accused of assaulting a student. He is on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation and has been with the school for four years, according to a spokesperson for the St. Bernard Parish School System,

The Sheriffs Office said no further information was being made available.

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