Warrant out for local band teacher after student relationship accusations

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. — A Wilmington Area School District teacher is accused of having inappropriate contact with two students.

Jonathan Priano is facing more than a dozen charges, and an arrest warrant was issued Wednesday.

Priano used his position as a school district choir teacher to build personal relationships with students attending his classes, according to police paperwork.

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He stayed in contact with students after they graduated, and in one incident, police said he had contact with a student 10 or more times.

One was a 17-year-old girl.

Channel 11 is working to learn his job status, but Priano is still listed as a faculty member on the district’s website.