Exclusive: Borough School Superintendent Calls Police on School Board President
The superintendent of the Bristol Borough School District filed a complaint on Friday involving School Board President David Chichilitti with the police.
Sources with intimate knowledge of the incident, on the condition of anonymity, told the publication, Dr. Rose Minniti called the authorities on Chichilitti due to a confrontation the two had on Friday.
The confrontation, multiple sources reported, involved an employee of the school district. The specifics pertaining to the employee and the reason for the confrontation are unclear as of press time.
Sgt. Joe Moors, covering for the vacationing Chief of Police, Steve Henry, declined to comment, nor would he confirm or deny that District’s School Superintendent called police or filed a report. Moors directed the publication to contact Henry, who is vacationing out of state presently, which was done through E-mail Sunday evening.
Chichilitti contacted Sunday evening, said “I can’t comment on that,” when asked if there was an incident with police involvement.
At last months school board meeting, Chichilitti admitted to being “pretty aggressive” with Minniti, in discussing reopening the districts schools. The School Board President, while thanking the hard work of the superintendent and administration said “If she hung up on me, I wouldn’t blame her.”
Minniti, a longtime educator and administrator, began her tenure as superintendent in August of 2019. Dr. Minniti could not be reached for comment as of publication time.
School Board President Chichilitti is running for reelection and is on the municipal ballot in this months primary.