Former Auburn Teacher Arraigned on Child Rape Charges

August 23, 2018

Aug. 23, 2018

For Immediate Release

Contact: Paul Jarvey 508 368-7241

WORCESTER – A retired Auburn elementary school music teacher was arraigned today in Worcester Superior Court on indictments alleging aggravated sexual abuse of a child, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr.

Stephen Jaszek, 62, of South Hadley, is charged with four counts of aggravated rape of a child and one count of aggravated indecent assault and battery on a child.

The incidents allegedly occurred nine to 10 years ago at the former Julia Bancroft School. Auburn Police are continuing to investigate the case. Anyone with information or questions regarding this matter is asked to call the Auburn Police Department at 508-832-7777 or the District Attorney’s Children’s Advocacy Center at 508-792-0214.

In addition to setting $5,000 cash bail, Judge Janet Kenton-Walker ordered him to stay away and have no contact with the victim, have no unsupervised contact with anyone under age 16 except his son and be monitored with a GPS bracelet. The case was continued to Sept. 24.