Rotenberg staffer arrested for rape
By Cathy Gilbertie Knipper, Norton Mirror
Posted Apr 03, 2008
NORTON — Norton police arrested a staff member of the Judge Rotenberg Educational Center on Shelley Road Tuesday, April 1 on charges of rape and indecent assault and battery.
Police said Elliston Livingstone, 24, of Providence R.I., was charged with one count of rape and one count of indecent assault and battery on a person over 14, for an incident that occurred at the center on March 30.
Police responded to the center March 30 a report of a sexual assault and were told Livingstone had assaulted another staff member, according to a release from the Norton police department.
Norton police officers, Det. Steven Desfosses, Det. Sgt. Thomas Petersen and Sgt. Jacob Dennett investigated the incident. Thomas Carroll of the Bristol County District Attorney’s office assisted them. Police said the staff at the Rotenberg Center fully cooperated with the investigation.
Livingstone was held overnight at the Norton police station and arraigned Wednesday, April 2 at Attleboro District Court.