Police are investigating the sexual hazing incidents that led to the firing of St. Patrick-St. Vincent football coach Chris Cerbone, and to the expulsion of five students.
Vallejo Police Lt. Jim O’Connell told the Vallejo Times-Herald “the investigation has just started, and is ongoing.”
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Coach Cerbone was not involved with the hazing, but Principal Mary Ellen Ryan said in a statement that he bears responsibility because he was the person in charge when the incidents took place.
Many Patch readers commented on our original story, suggesting that by Ryan's logic, she too bears responsibility since she's hold authority over the whole school.
"This is a travesty!" said one commenter. "The head coach should be reinstated, the principal should resign and the asst. coach should be fired. Charges should be brought against the predators and the asst. coach! Enough is enough!"
Others said the matter needs to be investigated by police, which is exactly what's happening now. We'll follow the story as it plays out.