Who Is Keith Mitchell? Freeburg Community High School Band Arrest

Keith Mitchell is a former band director at Freeburg Community High School in Illinois.

Keith Mitchell Arrest Details

Keith Mitchell Arrested. “Keith Mitchell, a 70-year-old Freeburg resident, allegedly drove from Illinois to a motel in Shawnee, Oklahoma, to meet a teen girl he had been messaging with online. The girl was actually a group that lures predators and turns them over to police. Superintendent Greg Frerking confirmed that Mitchell was formerly employed as the band director at Freeburg Community High School District 77 for 36 years before retiring in 2012. At about 5:47 p.m. on May 17, Shawnee police officers responded to the Super 8 at 5104 N. Harrison St. for a possible sex crime, according to the incident report. A group called the Oklahoma Predator Prevention had called the police department to report a predator that was supposed to meet a 15-year-old girl at the motel.” [Belleville News Democrat]