Gigionthat.com has learned a former school aide and coach in Maryland has been charged with sexually assaulting 42 boys.
The State’s Attorney’s Office indicted Carlos Bell, 30, on 206 counts of sexual related offesnse. According to officials, Carlos’ victims were between 11 and 17 years old at the time of the assault. And all the assaults happened within the last two years.
Carlos worked as an instructional assistant at Benjamin Stoddert Middle School and track coach at La Plata High School. Police believe ALL of his victims attended one of the two schools where he instructed.
Police began their investigation in December after a parent found inappropriate text messages on her son’s cell phone.
A search of Bell’s home computer turned up child porn, including images of him allegedly having sex with a boy inside a classroom at Benjamin Stoddert, NBC reports.
Carlos later told police that he is HIV positive – and has been for the past two years.
Authorities have not said whether any of the victims contracted the disease.
If convicted, Carlos faces LIFE in prison.