JOHNSTON CITY, Ill. (KFVS) - A southern Illinois school teacher is facing sexual abuse charges according to state police.
Trevor L. Clark, 50, of Pittsburg, Ill. was charged by a state special prosecutor with five counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse and four counts of criminal sexual assault in Williamson County. He is a teacher with the Johnston City School District.
He is being held at the Williamson County Jail on a $500,000 bond.
As of Wednesday, October 30, his professional educator’s license was revoked due to the charges he’s facing.
According to the school district, he’s on unpaid suspension and has not been teaching this school year.
Illinois State Police and the Johnston City Police Department joined in the investigation.
The school district will also perform their own investigation. They released this statement in August:
His pretrial hearing is scheduled for Dec. 16 at 1:15 p.m.