Louis Carusone is a 44 year old man from Webster, New York. Carusone was a teacher at Brighton High School. Police have accused Carusone of receiving and possessing illicit material.
Louis Carusone Arrest Details
Louis Carusone Arrested. “U.S. Attorney Trini E. Ross announced today that Louis Carusone, 44, of Webster, NY, was arrested and charged by criminal complaint with receipt and possession of child pornography. The charges carry a mandatory minimum penalty of five years in prison and a maximum of 20 years in prison. Assistant U.S. Attorney Kyle P. Rossi, who is handling the case, stated that according to the complaint, on October 10, 2022, Carusone, a high school physics teacher in the Brighton School District, shared a video and images containing child pornography in an online peer-to-peer file-sharing network, which were downloaded by an undercover law enforcement officer. Between October 14 and 15, 2022, the officer downloaded more files containing child pornography that were shared from Carusone’s IP address.” [DOJ]
Police: 11 Videos Found Of Carusone’s Female Students. “Investigators say they found 2,030 images and 21 videos of child pornography on the desktop of Louis Carusone’s computer at his Webster home. Investigators also say they found 11 videos that Carusone recorded this year of female students. Carusone, a 44-year-old physics teacher, is also accused of recording children and adults in bathing suits at a water park.” [WHEC]
Carusone Taught Physics At Brighton High School. “Louis Carusone first worked at Brighton High School in 2001 before leaving to teach at the Rush-Henrietta and East Rochester school districts. He was employed as a high school science teacher and basketball coach for Rush-Henrietta between 2002 and 2005. He rejoined Brighton High School in 2015 as a physics teacher, JV golf coach, and became the assistant boys’ basketball coach in 2017 and 2018. He advised the League of Brighton club in 2020.” [Rochester First]
DOJ: Illicit Materials Found After Search Of Carusone Home. “On October 21, 2022, investigators executed a search warrant at Carusone’s Webster residence and seized multiple devices including a tablet, SD cards, a laptop, desktop computers and phones. A preliminary review of one of the cell phones seized recovered 11 videos that Carusone appears to have recorded himself, between August 16 and October 13, 2022. It appears that he surreptitiously recorded and photographed female students in his classroom. Carusone also appears to have surreptitiously recorded both minors and adults in public places, to include what appears to be a water park, where he recorded both adults and children in bathing suits. In addition, a preliminary review of one of the desktop computers recovered approximately 2,030 images and 21 videos of child pornography.” [DOJ]