Colville school counselor charged with Child Molestation - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Colville school counselor charged with Child Molestation

COLVILLE, Wash. - A 58-year-old school counselor was arrested and charged with child molestation Thursday after an investigation by the Stevens County Sheriff's office.

Craig Figley, a school counselor with the Colville School District, is accused of molesting an 11-year-old child. He was arrested at a Colville home in the 1000 block of N. Elm.

According to Colville School District Superintendent Ken Emmil, Figley had worked in the district for at least 25 years and was a psychologist who administered IQ tests.

"I am absolutely floored," said Emmil. "I've been here 21 years and never had one hint that would lead to believe something like this from him."

Emmil says Figley has been placed on administrative leave.

Figley made a court appearance Friday and is being held on a $250,000 bond.

Authorities are continuing to investigate. Stay with KHQ.com for more information.

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