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Police: Damonte Ranch High School Teacher Arrested for Inappropriate Relationship

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Reno Police say they have arrested a Damonte Ranch High School music teacher for an inappropriate relationship with a 16-year-old student. 

Police say 28-year-old Louis Steptoe had been having a personal relationship with his student since March of this year. Police say an investigation also revealed that their relationship recently became sexual in nature.  

Detectives met with Steptoe on Monday and was placed into custody for Sexual Conduct between a School Employee and Pupil.

Reno Police are still investigating, and are looking for possible victims. If you have any information, call the Reno Police Department at (775) 657-4601, or Secret Witness at 322-4900, www.secretwitness.com, or text the tip to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword – SW.  

The Washoe County School District sent us this statement:

"The safety and security of our students is the highest priority for the Washoe County School District. The District is cooperating with the Reno Police Department in this investigation, which is ongoing. Because the investigation is still underway, we can provide no further comment at this time."

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