Former teacher pleads guilty to attempted dissemination of incident material to a minor

Mariela Barajas, 23, of Mount Vernon, pleaded guilty this week, according to the Westchester D.A's office.

News 12 Staff

Jan 11, 2023, 5:26 PM

Updated 463 days ago

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A former teacher has pleaded guilty to attempting to disseminate indecent material to a minor.
Mariela Barajas, 23, of Mount Vernon, pleaded guilty this week, according to the Westchester D.A's office.
She was teaching at Salesian High School in New Rochelle when she was arrested last January.
Authorities said the incident involved a 15-year-old boy.
Barajas will be sentenced in April.
She has been promised a sentence of five years’ probation. She must also register as a sex offender.


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