Gainesville P.E. teacher accused of inappropriately touching middle school girls
Date Shared: March 18th, 2024
Date Released: March 8th, 2024


Christopher Chell, 46, was arrested on charges of lewd and lascivious molestation following an investigation into the teacher. 

Chell, a teacher at St. Patrick Interparish School, had allegedly gained the trust of several middle school girls. 

Over a couple of months, Chell reportedly engaged in "a pattern of behavior that escalated from inappropriate touching to criminal acts," the Gainesville Police Department said.