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OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — UPDATE – 8/21/20

Update – 8/20/20

The Omaha Police Department says detectives added additional charges against McGreevy and that more may be coming as their investigation continues.

The current charges are:

  • AP63598 – 1st Degree Sexual Assault
  • AP66192 – 1st Degree Sexual Assault
  • AP65263 – 3rd Degree Sexual Assault of a Child x2, Felony Child Abuse
  • AP66309 – 1st Degree Sexual Assault

Previous story:

A Millard North High School English teacher, who was on leave in connection to sexual assault allegations, was arrested Wednesday.

According to the Douglas County Department of Corrections, 40-year-old Andrew McGreevy has been charged with first-degree sexual assault and is currently in jail.

Police reports say the incident took place in 2008 and involved a 17-year-old girl who was participating in a theater production in Benson with McGreevy.

The report mentions she was backstage and waiting to perform when the incident occurred.

Court documents say three other victims who reported being sexually assaulted by McGreevy have been identified.

According to Millard Public Schools, McGreevy remains on paid leave.

Rebecca Kleeman, Director of Communications for Millard Public Schools, issued the following statement:

Andrew McGreevy has worked for the district for four years as an English Teacher at Millard North High School. Concerns regarding Mr. McGreevy’s behavior outside of school were brought to our attention mid-summer. We reported the allegations brought to us to the proper authorities, those being the Omaha Police, Child Protective Services and the Public Practices Commission. Additionally, Mr. McGreevy was placed and has remained on paid leave. We appreciate the work of the Police and these public entities.

Millard North High School Principal Brian Begley shared the news with parents in the following letter:

I am writing to inform you that Millard North English Teacher Andrew McGreevy was arrested this afternoon. Over the summer we received allegations regarding his actions outside of school. We reported the allegations brought to us to the proper authorities, those being the Omaha Police, Child Protective Services and the Public Practices Commission. Additionally, Mr. McGreevy was placed and has remained on paid leave. We appreciate the work of the Police and these public entities.

I appreciate the importance of communication, and I wanted you to hear this information from me directly.

Sincerely,

Mr. Brian Begley, PrincipalMillard North High School

This is a developing story, we will provide more information as it becomes available.


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