Detention hearing set for Cumberland County school janitor accused of tampering with food products

The Cumberland County prosecutor says they are still waiting on the test results to see if Giovanni Impellizzeri has any infectious diseases.

Lanette Espy

Nov 7, 2023, 1:59 PM

Updated 255 days ago

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An Upper Deerfield Township school janitor accused of contaminating food products and utensils with bleach and bodily fluids is due to make his first court appearance this week.
Giovanni Impellizzeri, who's been employed at Elizabeth Moore School since 2019, is scheduled for a virtual detention hearing on Thursday.
Cumberland County prosecutors say Impellizzeri allegedly contaminated food products and utensils located within the school cafeteria with bleach and personal bodily fluids (including saliva, urine and feces) that were allegedly offered for consumption to school students and/or staff.
Prosecutor says they are still waiting on test results to see if Impellizzeri has any infectious diseases.
Impellizzeri was arrested on Oct. 31. He was charged with aggravated assault, tampering with food products, endangering the welfare of a child, attempted endangering the welfare of a child and official misconduct.


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