Jason Bissell: LA high school teacher, 52, held for alleged child molestation
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: A high school teacher from California was arrested after he was suspected of child molestation. The arrest was made by Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) in the last week of August. The teacher has been identified as Jason Bissell. The individual is accused of getting engaged in “alleged ongoing inappropriate sexual conduct”.
According to the official site of LAPD, the 52-year-old teacher’s case came to their notice while he was employed at Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks. Bissell has been charged with multiple felony charges. The charges were filed by the LA District Attorney's Office. However, they did not spill the beans on what all charges was the man facing. Speaking of molestation, a Texas Army veteran named Philip Samuel Merco made headlines when he molested his 12-year-old stepdaughter and had sex with his dog. Even celebs like Oprah Winfrey and Matthew McConaughey were in news recently for sharing their respective molestation incidents.
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Who is Jason Bissell?
Jason Bissell was arrested at 9.30 am on August 26 by LAPD. According to The Daily News, detectives have not said whether the child was a student. Bissell was working as a teacher at the Notre Dame High School since 2006. And, since the investigation is still pending, the status of his employment is still unclear.
According to the publication KTLA, the school would not be commenting on the case adding that the administration was cooperating with cops. Jason Bissell, who is scheduled to appear in court in the month of October, is currently being held at a Los Angeles County detention center on $710,000 bail. According to the Daily News, the CEO and president of Notre Dame High School told KNX 1070 in a statement that Bissell was on personal leave for the last year and four months adding that they will soon hire a replacement teacher for the rest of this school year. Also, Bissell’s name no longer appears on the school’s website. LAPD on their site requested people to come forward and call them at (818) 374-5415 as they were looking for additional information.