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DESTREHAN, La. (WGNO) — A former teacher at Destrehan High School has been arrested, accused of molesting juveniles.

According to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office, 32-year-old Kyle Aucoin-Melohn allegedly had inapprorpiate sexual contact with a student at the school. The release shows the contact occurred when the student was 16 and 17 years old from 2017 to 2020.

Through an anonymous tip, the Sheriff’s Office was made aware of accusations of Aucoin-Melohn molesting male students.

During the investigation, detectives say there was probable cause to obtain an arrest warrant for Aucoin-Melohn.

He is facing charges of one count of prohibited sexual conduct between an educator and student, and one count of molestation of a juvenile.

Aucoin-Melohn’s employment ended earlier this month.

Parish school board officials released a statement about the incident:

We are aware that a former Destrehan High School employee is currently under investigation by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office. The school system is cooperating with the Sheriff’s Office and is conducting its own investigation. The safety and well-being of our students remain priorities. No further information regarding the situation may be given as this is a personnel matter, and we are following the appropriate policy, procedures, and law for next steps.

St. Charles Parish Public Schools

Anyone with any information relating to this investigation is asked to contact Sergeant Holly
Laurent with the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office Juvenile Investigations Division at (985) 783-
6807, (985) 331-1562, or email hlaurent@stcharlessheriff.org.

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