Richard Ives is facing multiple charges after alleged sexual contact with a 14-year-old

(Credit: Ste. Genevieve County Sheriff)

MICDS Teacher Charged with Sexual Misconduct

June 14, 2018 - 10:40 am

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - A teacher at MICDS was arrested and charged with sexual misconduct. 

Rich Ives reportedly had inappropriate contact with a minor in St. Genevieve County.  MICDS released a statement saying Ives has been placed on leave and will not be allowed back on campus until the investigation is complete. 

The school says the safety, health and well-being of all children is its first priority.  MICDS says it conducts thorough background checks on all employees and responds immediately to all reports of misconduct.