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Video From Rockland Town Hall Sexual Misconduct Case Released

Allan Chiocca has been on administrative leave since May pending an investigation into "serious allegations" of sexual misconduct. His accuser, Rockland Selectwoman Deirdre Hall, has since resigned following significant revelations



    Video of Rockland Town Hall Encounter Released

    A town administrator in Rockland, Massachusetts, was accused of sexual misconduct by a selectwoman; after an investigation, officials determined that selctwoman was actually the aggressor.

    (Published Wednesday, July 11, 2018)

    A day after an investigation revealed that a selectwoman in Rockland, Massachusetts, who had accused a town administrator of sexual misconduct, was actually the alleged aggressor, officials have released surveillance footage from the night in question.

    Back in May, Allan Chiocca was placed on administrative leave pending an investigation into "serious allegations regarding potential misconduct." The administrator was accused of participating in inappropriate behavior toward Selectwoman Deirdre Hall. Hall resigned on Monday following the revelation that she allegedly used her position to pressure Chiocca into sexual activity.

    Surveillance footage from town hall on May 1 shows Chiocca and Hall walking in. According to the investigation, Hall was reviewing Chiocca's contract and salary at the time of the incident.

    There are also allegations that Selectman Ed Kimball was also involved with Hall, as well as the coverup.

    Investigation Shows Rockland Allegations False

    [NECN] Investigation Shows Rockland Allegations False

    According to the results of an investigation, Rockland Town Administrator Allan Chiocca was falsely accused of sexual misconduct, and the selectwoman who accused him was actually the aggressor.

    (Published Tuesday, July 10, 2018)

    "He started the investigation and was lying to us from the beginning," fellow Selectman Larry Ryan said.

    Kimball answered very few questions from reporters, but he said he's not going anywhere.

    "I have no intention to resign," he said. "I will complete my term, and my term is up in April."

    The town of Rockland is hoping to resolve the matter and move on.

    "Quite frankly, we need to clear this mess up and get the town back in order and get it running again and put this all behind us," Ryan said. "The sooner that happens, the better the town of Rockland is going to be."

    The acting town administrator is working to get Rockland back on track, but he acknowledges it won't be easy.

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    "Morale has been up and down, to be honest with you. This has had a lasting, deep effect on all of the people who work here in town hall," John R. Llewellyn said. "They are all upset about it."

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