HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. July 2 2011– A teacher at Mountain Vista High School in Highlands Ranch was arrested Friday on suspicion of sexual assault on a former female student.
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit arrested Frank S. Lavoie, 32, on Friday.
The investigation began in February, according to the sheriff’s office. Authorities say the incident occurred in 2009.
The sheriff’s office said the high school student was 17 at the time.
The Mountain Vista website identifies Lavoie as an English teacher and the head wrestling coach.
Lavoie was arrested for investigation of a sexual assault on a child by one in a position of trust, a Class 3 felony. He was being held in the Douglas County Jail under a $50,000 bond Friday.
The sheriff’s office said the investigation is ongoing.
Detectives have asked that anyone who has information about additional victims, or any inappropriate conduct by Lavoie, to call the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Detective Dave Weaver, at 303-660-7537.