Cops: Sex assault by school bus motorist caught on video camera

Michael Banco (Source: LVMPD)Michael Banco (Source: LVMPD).
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -.

Surveillance cams on a school bus tape-recorded the motorist sexually assaulting at least 2 students, according to an arrest report for the driver.

On Friday, Las Vegas Metro cops revealed the arrest of 55-year-old Michael Banco, who drove the bus that transports about 20 primary and preschool students.

According to Banco’s arrest report, released Tuesday, the granny of one of the students looked out to the assault after her granddaughter stated that Banco had put his genital areas in her mouth.

This prompted cops to obtain surveillance video from the school bus, according to the report. The video revealed Banco hugging, kissing and in different sexual positions with the girl on at least 2 events. A 2nd student is seen being attacked in a third video. In all three cases, Banco assisted the students off the bus after the attack ended.

According to the report, the 3 events happened while other students were still on the bus.

Upon his arrest, Banco declined to be spoken with by detectives and requested a lawyer. His house and school bus were likewise searched.

FOX5 has actually decided to report neither the name of the school a minimum of among the victims went to nor the number of the path driven by Banco in an effort to secure the identity of the victims.

On Friday, police said they were still trying to determine for for how long the attacks had been taking place. They motivated anybody who believes their kid was victimized by Banco to call the department’s Sexual Assault Area at 702-828-3307 or 702-828-3559.

Banco, who appeared in court on Tuesday, has actually been accuseded of 19 counts, consisting of sexual assault of a child under 14, lewdness, youngster abuse and sexually determined kidnapping. He was being held without bail at the Clark County Detention Center.

Metro detectives asked that any individual who presumes his/her child was a victim of Banco to call the department’s Sexual Attack Section at 702-828-3307 or 702-828-3559.

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