School bus driver accused of raping student on bus in high school parking lot

School bus driver accused of raping student on bus in high school parking lot

(As originally published, Tue, December 5th 2023, 7:39 PM EST)

MINEOLA, N.Y. (TND) — A school bus driver in New York has been indicted for allegedly raping and kidnapping a student who used his bus route.

Giovanny Campos, 50, worked for the private Cheese Bus Company and picked up the alleged victim, a teenage girl, from January through July.

According to the Nassau County District Attorney on Long Island, “The defendant raped the child multiple times, including in a parking lot while still on the bus.

“The defendant also transported the teenager to his apartment in Jamaica, Queens, to engage in sexual acts with her.”

School bus driver accused of raping student on bus in high school parking lot
Giovanny Campos was arrested on Sept. 28 and arraigned Nov. 30, 2023, on charges of kidnapping, rape, reckless endangerment, and two counts of criminal sex act. (Nassau Co. District Attorney’s Office)

Campos was arrested on Sept. 28 and arraigned last Thursday on charges of kidnapping, rape, reckless endangerment, and two counts of criminal sex act.

Anyone with information on possible other victims is asked to call the DA’s office at 516-571-1266.

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