Police arrested an Arvada
High School assistant
principal on suspicion of sexual assault on a child by a person in a position
of trust for allegedly assaulting a female student at the school.
Alvarez, age 40, was arrested in the evening hours of Thursday, August
25, 2011, and was taken to the Jefferson County Jail where he’s
currently being held.
His first court appearance was slated for Friday morning.
are in the process of conducting the initial interviews related to the case.
Alvarez has been an
assistant principal at Arvada
High School since 2008
and has been with the district since 2000.
He previously worked at Everitt
Middle School in Wheat Ridge.
The school district has placed him on paid
administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.