A Fruitland man was arrested Friday on 15 different criminal charges – including 2nd degree rape, sex offenses and soliciting child pornography. The Wicomico County State’s Attorney says 32 year old Allen Mitchell is currently employed as a guidance counselor at James M. Bennett High School – but has been on administrative leave during this investigation. It’s alleged that Mitchell engaged in multiple instances of misconduct with minors, including the criminal use of social media applications. The investigation is ongoing – and ask that anyone with information should contact the Wicomico County Child Advocacy Center or Salisbury Police.
Wicomico County Child Advocacy Center: 410-334-6910
Salisbury Police Department: 410-548-3165
Emergency Number for Suspected Child Abuse 410-713-3900
After Hours Emergency Contact Number 410-548-4891