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Milton Teacher Accused Of Unlawful Conduct With Student May Blame Parkinson’s Medication

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MILTON (CBS) — The attorney for a Milton High School teacher said prescription drugs was at the root of his arrest.

A 14-year-old student has accused 64-year-old Dale Snyder of sexual assault.

According to police, On June 2, Snyder and the student were helping put away chairs after graduation, when the teacher invited the girl back to his classroom.

There, according to the girl, Snyder put his hand on her leg, then kissed her several times. He’s now charged with indecent assault and battery on a child over 14 and assault and battery.

Snyder’s attorney Thomas Lawton said his client suffers from Parkinson’s Disease and the medication he takes may cause impulsive behavior.

Lawton, said while his client is not admitting to anything, they may work a medical defense into the case. (Continued…)

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