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Molasky Junior High math teacher arrested on sex charges

Clark County School District police arrested a middle school teacher Friday.

A district spokeswoman confirmed the arrest of Nicole Wilfinger, who chairs the math department at Molasky Junior High School, located on Gilmore Avenue between Buffalo Road and Cimarron Road.

Wilfinger, 37, is being held at the Clark County Detention Center on $60,000 bail. She faces three charges of statutory sexual seduction by a person older than 21, one charge of engaging in sexual conduct with a student between 14 and 15 years of age, one charge of engaging in sexual conduct with student between 16 and 17 years of age, and three charges of lewdness with a child older than 14.

It’s unclear how far back in time the charges reach. Reached late Friday, the district spokeswoman could not share a copy of Wilfinger’s arrest report.

The teacher is due in court Saturday morning.

The school on Friday sent a message to parents, notifying them of the arrest, according to a mother’s post on Facebook.

Wilfinger has worked at Molasky since at least 2012, according to salary records posted on TransparentNevada.com. She previously taught at Hyde Park Junior High School.

Review-Journal staff writer Rachel Crosby contributed to this report.

Contact Neal Morton at nmorton@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0279. Follow @nealtmorton on Twitter.

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