Ottumwa Teacher Charged for Alleged Sex with Student
OTTUMWA, Iowa — A teacher in Ottumwa is accused of having a sexual relationship with a student.
Officers arrested 26-year-old Jose de Jesus Ortiz Jr. at Ottumwa High School Thursday. It followed a call from a school administrator claiming Ortiz had an inappropriate relationship with a student.
He’s charged with sexual exploitation by a counselor, therapist, or school employee.
Ortiz worked as a Spanish teacher.