Munising School Administrator Facing CSC Charges


    Great Lakes Radio News UpdateMARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)A school administrator in the central Upper Peninsula is facing sexual misconduct charges.

    35-year-old Benjamin David Franklin II, the principal of Munising Baptist Church and School, is accused of having a sexual relationship with a female student between the ages of 16 and 18 years old.

    He was arraigned in Alger County District Court last week on one charge of third degree criminal sexual conduct. The charge carries a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison.

    Franklin resigned shortly after school officials learned about the incident on March 12. He is free on bond pending a preliminary examination on May 9.

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