Chesterfield teacher is arrested
By Staff Reports
Aug 16, 2013, 14:40
CHESTERFIELD — Police have arrested and charged a Matoaca High School teacher with three counts of taking indecent liberties with a minor while in a custodial role and four counts of carnal knowledge of a child between 13 and 15 years of age.
Nicholas M. Ells, 29, was arrested on Thursday, Aug. 15. Police said Ells, a teacher at Matoaca High School, was involved in an inappropriate relationship with a juvenile female student. After being alerted to the relationship, school personnel contacted Child Protective Services, who then notified police.
Ells, of the 19700 block of Walker Avenue, was being held at the Chesterfield County Jail on Friday before he appeared in Chesterfield Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court.