John O. Hitchock, of New Street, Randolph, who is a bus driver for the Randolph Central School District, is being held in the Chautauqua County Jail after being arrested in his home. He has been placed on leave by the district.

His arrest came after a joint probe by the sheriff’s offices in Cattaraugus and Chautauqua counties with the assistance from the Child Advocacy Centers and district attorney’s offices in both counties.