Former Burlington School District teacher's aide charged with sexual assault of a child

BURLINGTON, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A former teacher's aide with the Burlington School District is behind bars after a parent accused him of inappropriately touching students.

Daniel Powers is charged with three counts of repeated sexual assault of a child and three counts of misconduct in office.

A parent whose children attend Dyer Elementary School reported multiple cases of inappropriate conduct by Powers, including physical contact with students. 

Powers, who had worked with the school district for 15 years, has since been fired. 

He's currently being held in the Racine County Jail on $165,000 cash bail.

The sheriff's office believes there could be more victims.

Anyone with information is asked to contact them at 262-636-3323.

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