North Las Vegas teacher arrested for lewdness with 8-year-old

NORTH LAS VEGAS -- A teacher with the Clark County School District has been arrested for alleged lewdness involving an 8-year-old student.

Officers were called to Don E. Hayden elementary school around 1:15 p.m. Friday in reference to inappropriate conduct between, 54-year-old Jeremiah Mazo, the music teacher, and one of his students.

There were many allegations that Mazo had inappropriate contact with the little girl on multiple occasions, North Las Vegas Police said. The time frame ranges from the beginning of the school year to now.

Mazo was arrested and booked into the City of Las Vegas jail. He faces ten counts of lewdness with a minor under the age of 14.

Anyone with additional information regarding this case is urged to call the North Las Vegas Police Department at 702-633-9111 or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.



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