BELLEVILLE, Ill. (KMOX) - An anonymous tip leads to the arrest of a former teacher at Belleville West High School on charges that he had sex with a student.
37-year-old Ryan Endsley of Shiloh is jailed on $250,000 bond on a felony count of criminal sexual assault.
After receiving the tip school officials contacted Belleville police, who in turn tracked down the alleged victim.
She told them that she and Endsley had sexual relations that included “an act of penetration”.
Detectives do not believed that any of the “inappropriate contact” occurred at Belleville West High School.
The investigation is ongoing.
Belleville police are urging parents to talk to their children about Endsley, and if they have any concerns to contact the Belleville Police Department at (618) 234-1212.
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