Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu's Ties to Abusive Boarding School for Troubled Teens
A local news station has reported that while Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu was headmaster for the now-defunct DeSisto School in Stockbridge, Massachusetts from 1999 to 2001, the Massachusetts Office of Child Care Services launched an investigation into repeated claims of physical and sexual abuse from students at the private boarding school.
New Times broke the story about allegations that Babeu and his attorney threatened Babeu's ex-boyfriend with deportation after their relationship soured.
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