Lynn Seibel molestation allegation: Shattuck-St. Mary's teacher allegedly held circle jerks, played "naked teacher" on Big Bang Theory
Former Shattuck-St. Mary's teacher Lynn Phillip Seidel has been charged with sexual misconduct.
Lynn Phillip Seibel, a former drama teacher at Shattuck-St. Mary's boarding school in Faribault, was charged today with 17 felony counts of child pornography and sexual misconduct.
Seibel is charged with one count of soliciting a child to engage in sexual conduct, one count of using minors in pornography, one count of possession of child pornography, two counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct, and 12 counts of fourth degree criminal sexual conduct.
Seibel is in jail in Los Angeles on charges unrelated to this investigation, according to a statement by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.
The discovery of child pornography on Seibel's work computer allegedly led to his dismissal from the school in 2003, according to the complaint.
The Faribault police began their investigation on June 8 of this year after a man awaiting his own charges in a criminal sexual conduct case reported to an Olmsted Community Corrections employee that he had been assaulted by Seibel when he was a student at Shattuck-St. Mary's in 2001.
According to the complaint, six former Shattuck-St. Mary's students gave police details of similar alleged incidents, all of which took place on school grounds when the students were between the ages of 15 and 18.
The former students allege that Seibel, who lived and worked in one of the private school's dorms as a "dorm parent," held dorm-room sessions that he referred to as "AP Drama," which involved measuring the boys' penises with a ruler and encouraging the boys to masturbate in his and each others' presence.
Some of the men also allege that Seibel would often walk into the dorm's shower area and watch them as they bathed. Seibel allegedly remained clothed during these interactions.
Seibel is a professional actor, who according to his iMDB page, has appeared in the Big Bang Theory, D3: The Mighty Ducks, Knots Landing, and Murder She Wrote, among several other movies and TV shows. Ironically, he played a naked teacher in his role on Big Bang Theory.
Shattuck-St. Mary's is known as a breeding ground for future NHL stars. Famous alumni include the Wild's Zach Parise as well as Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins.
The case is being prosecuted by the Rice County Attorney's Office.
Here is the full complaint:
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