On Thursday, April 12, 2018 the Hamilton Township School District notified the Township of Hamilton Police Department regarding inappropriate behavior by one of the District’s outside third party contractor bus service drivers. During the investigation, school personnel reported concerns about a bus driver identified as Kyle McArdle, age 22, of Mays Landing, NJ. Through further investigation, it was determined that Kyle inappropriately touched a student on a bus he was operating. Kyle was taken into custody today, April 13, 2018 and charged with the following crimes:
· 2nd Degree Sexual Assault
· 2nd Degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
The Honorable Municipal Court Judge Verno authorized a warrant for Kyle and he was lodged in the Atlantic County Justice Facility pending court. The investigation was conducted by the Township of Hamilton Police Department in cooperation with the Atlantic County Prosecutors Office – Crimes Against Children Unit.