An Alcorn County fugitive returns to Mississippi

An Alcorn County fugitive returns to Mississippi.

Posted: Feb 23, 2018 9:01 PM

CORINTH, Miss.  (WTVA) -- An Alcorn County fugitive returns to Mississippi to face his crimes.

Shane Michael Casabella, 39, sits inside the Alcorn County Correctional facility.

He returned from Fort Bend County, Texas this week following his capture by the U.S. Marshals on February 14.

The former North Corinth Christian Academy principal is accused of committing sex crimes against children.

Officials say Casabella failed to show up for a court hearing on January 29 leading to a bench warrant for his arrest.

He is accused of fondling, sexual battery and exploitation of a child.

The charges involves two victims. One is under the age of 16, and the other is under the age of 18.

Casabella is accused of inappropriately touching the girl younger than 16 years old at three locations: the Corinth Sportsplex, the child's home, and at North Corinth Christian Academy.

He was the principal of North Corinth Christian Academy between January 2013 and June 2015.

No word on his next court date.

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