The SPD was alerted to the crime pursuant to a Children’s Division hotline tip on March 2nd, which purported the molestation took place prior to the end of the 1st semester. An initial report was taken by UOD officers, and was assigned to a Detective for follow up the same day. The Detective assigned to the case performed follow-up interviews with the victims and their families on March 3rd.
After follow-up interviews, an arrest was made of Mark Washam M/W 03/02/64 of Springfield, for First Degree Child Molestation.
Wednesday, March 15, 2006
ROUNTREE P-E TEACHER BUSTED FOR MOLESTATION
Springfield police have arrested a Rountree Elementary School staffer on allegations of child molestation. According to police:
The school's directory lists Washam as Rountree's physical-education teacher.