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Former middle school classroom aide sentenced for criminal sexual conduct

Posted at 4:33 PM, Dec 21, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-21 16:33:46-05

Ciccantelli DominicGRAND HAVEN, Mich. — A former classroom aide at Lakeshore Middle School has been sentenced after admitting to having inappropriate contact with juvenile girls.

Dominic Anthony Ciccantelli was sentenced to 30 to 48 months in prison, according to Ottawa County Circuit Court Officials.   He was given credit for 143 days already served.

Ciccantelli pleaded guilty in November to charges of second-degree criminal sexual conduct and two counts of accosting a minor for immoral purposes.

According to court documents, Ciccantelli admitted to police that he engaged in sexual conduct with an 8th grader and sent nude photos to juvenile girls on Snapchat.

He was working as a special education classroom assistant at the time of the alleged incidents and was fired April 13 following his arrest.