Teacher accused of damaging dance studio’s property

EVANS, N.Y. (WIVB) – A music teacher was caught on surveillance video in June damaging equipment left by a dance studio that had rented the auditorium of Lake Shore High School, according to Evans Police.

Dance Connection of Derby rented the auditorium between June 18-20. After setting up her equipment on June 18 and holding a dress rehearsal, the dance studio owner left. When she returned on Friday for the recital, she found three racks of costumes thrown around, six broken props, and a vinyl banner that had been ripped down.

The owner of the dance studio reported the incident and police investigated. Footage from the school cameras led police to arrest Glenn Molik, the music teacher at Lake Shore High School.

The 46-year-old Derby man is charged with third degree criminal tampering and criminal mischief.

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