Teacher arrested at Littleton School for invasion of privacy


PARSIPPANY — On Thursday, April 20, a recording device was located inside an adult designated faculty bathroom at Littleton School by a school employee.

The device was removed and the Parsippany Police Department was immediately contacted.

After a brief investigation by Detective Marcin Czajka, it was determined that the recording device was capturing footage of the toilet area and was placed there for an undetermined amount of time.

Through the initial investigation, Detective Czajka was able to determine that the recording device was placed there by Christopher Esnes, 40, Gillette, who is employed as a teacher in the school, and was released on his own recognizance pending his court date.

He was placed under arrest by Detective Lieutenant Brian Dowd and Detective Marcin Czajka and processed at Parsippany Police Headquarters. He was charged on a Complaint-Summons with Invasion of Privacy, a third degree crime, and released on his own recognizance pending his court date. At the current time, no footage involving a juvenile has been found. This incident is still under investigation by Detective Marcin Czajka.

A Parsippany-Troy Hills School district spokesperson said Esnes has been suspended and has been barred from Littleton and all district properties. Esnes was receiving a salary of $77,914 at the time of his suspension, according to public records.

Editors Note: A criminal complaint is merely an accusation. Despite this accusation, the defendant is presumed innocent until he or she is proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

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