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Private school biology teacher accused of having sexual encounter student arrested


NEW ROADS, Louisiana — Authorities say a private school biology teacher accused of having a sexual encounter with a 16-year-old student has been arrested.

Capt. Steve Juge, a Pointe Coupee Sheriff's Office spokesman, tells The Advocate ( ) 27-year-old Nick Domingue (doh-MANG'), of Ventress, surrendered Friday and was booked into Pointe Coupee Parish Detention Center on counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile and oral sexual battery.

Principal Melanie Ezell says Domingue had been teaching a total of about 75 students in his second year at False River Academy when the allegations surfaced about a week ago.

Ezell said Domingue has since been fired.

Authorities have not release further details of the accusations.

It was unclear whether Domingue has an attorney.

Information from: The Advocate,

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