Las Vegas, Nevada – A former special education teacher at Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy, a Las Vegas school founded by the tennis superstar, has been charged along with her ex-boyfriend for allegedly sexually assaulting a child for four years.
Shannon Giardino, 41, was arrested Tuesday and charged with three counts of sexual assault and one count of child abuse of an underage female family member, KLAS reported.
Her old beau, 41-year-old Jose Adrian Garcia, got lobbed with three counts of sexual assault of a minor under 14 and four counts of lewdness with a child.
Both are being held in county jail and are due in court next month.
The victim said she was assaulted by Giardino and Garcia between the time she was in fourth and eighth grades, police said. The accusations finally came out when the girl told her stepmother about it during a family visit out-of-state.
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