Music teacher accused of having sex with teen student

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) – Reno Police have arrested a Damonte Ranch High School teacher who allegedly had a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old student.

Detectives with the Reno Police Department Sex Crimes Unit got the report June 15, 2017 from Washoe County School Police about a possible inappropriate relationship between 28-year-old Louis Steptoe and the girl.

Police say the investigation indicates Steptoe had been involved with the girl since March. Steptoe met with detectives June 26, and was placed into custody for Sexual Conduct between a School Employee and Pupil.

The Reno Police Department is asking anyone who may have been a victim of Steptoe, or may have more information about this case, to contact the Reno Police Department at (775) 657-4601, or Secret Witness at 322- 4900 or, or you can text a tip to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword – SW.