Important Update Regarding Arrest of MCPS Bus Driver Etienne Kabongo

August 8, 2018

Dear MCPS Community:

This message is an update to Superintendent Jack Smith's letter regarding the arrest of MCPS bus operator Etienne Kabongo, known by some as “Mr. Steve.” 

MCPS has updated the document identifying the list of schools. The document now contains the primary route number he drove for the schools listed.  It also includes routes he drove in 2007 and 2008.  The document can be found here .

Additionally, MCPS has established a dedicated response telephone line to more quickly respond to parent questions and concerns regarding Mr. Kabongo.  The number for this telephone line is 240-740-3214.

If you or your child have any information that may be helpful to the investigation,  please call the Special Victims Investigations Division of the Montgomery County Police Department at 240-773-5400.


Montgomery County Public Schools

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