Former adult star working at local school

VINELAND, N.J. - November 21, 2008 - She's now an aid at D'Ippolito Elementary in Vineland, New Jersey, and that has some parents furious.

"I understand it's her personal life, but I don't feel someone with that background should be working with young children at all," said preschool teacher Maria Martin.

Crystal Gunns is apparently retired. She's now Louisa Tuck, a cafeteria and playground aide at D'Ippolito Elementary.

District officials were tipped off about the situation a few weeks back.

They were stunned.

A background check turned up nothing. They wanted to take action, but lawyers advised them not to. Tuck hadn't done anything illegal.

Some parents agree.

"It's in her past. We all do things in our past. And as long as she's not interfering with any kids, I don't see any problem with it," said Raul Cordova of Vineland, N.J.

Action News was unable to reach Tuck. She also works at the local YMCA. A co-worker described her as a great person.

In a interview with a local newspaper, Tuck defended her ability to work around children despite her past career.

But some are not convinced.

The school superintendent says the district is investigating all of it's options to see what sort of recourse it has.

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