By Brandon Fowler –
The Chicopee, Massachusetts Superintendent of Public Schools has been indicted by a federal grand jury on two counts of making false statements.
Lynn Clark, 51, of Belchertown, the Superintendent in December 2021, falsely stated to federal agents that she received threatening text messages from unknown phone numbers, when, in fact she sent the messages to herself. In February 2022, it is alleged that Clark again falsely stated that she did not know who sent the messages in addition to denying that she had downloaded a mobile app with which she purchased the fictitious phone numbers to send the messages. It is further alleged that Clark later admitted that she did indeed send the messages and downloaded the app.
Clark will appear in federal court in Springfield on April 27, 2022. She was arrested and charged by criminal complaint on April 6, 2022.
The charges that Clark faces go back to December 2021, when Chicopee was in the process of hiring a new police chief and allegedly Clark sent one of the candidates 99 threatening messages from fictitious phone numbers.