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CCSD Police: Palo Verde High School teacher arrested for sex with student

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Palo Verde High School
Posted at 12:06 PM, May 26, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-07 16:55:57-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A high school teacher is behind bars after he was arrested for "engaging in sex with a pupil," according to a press release from the Clark County School District Police Department.

Police say 34-year-old Michael Loyd is a teacher at Palo Verde High School. He has been employed with the CCSD since January of 2016.

Loyd was arrested for one count of open/gross lewdness, school employee engaging in sex with a pupil, and possession of a dangerous drug without a prescription.

He was booked into the Clark County Detention Center but "will be assigned to home per the negotiated agreement with the bargaining unit," according to court records.

CCSD Police asked that anyone with information about this case, or anyone who may have had questionable contact with Loyd, call 702-799-5411.

EDITOR'S NOTE: A previous version of this story mistakenly cited booking information to police instead of court records. We apologize for the error.