A catholic school teacher in California was arrested on charges of s*xual assault for allegedly persuading young boys to perform s*x acts for him, police in California said. Worldwideweirdnews reports:
The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced that 30-year-old Steven Joseph Mesplou of Harbor City, committed lewd acts with two boys. Mesplou has been charged with six felonies: four counts of lewd act upon a child and two counts of contact with minor for s*xual offense. Mesplou is scheduled to be arraigned at the Los Angeles County Superior Court in Long Beach, Department S01.
Prosecutors said that Mesplou, a volunteer teacher at St. Margaret Mary Alcoque Catholic Parish in Lomita, is accused of meeting a teenage boy on an online video chat website. While on the website, the defendant allegedly pretended to be a 15-year-old girl and had his male victim perform s*xual acts for him.
During this time, Mesplou also instructed the teenage boy’s 8-year-old brother to expose himself, according to prosecutors. The victims’ mother learned about what occurred and subsequently contacted police.