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A West Milford High School gym teacher was arrested on Friday, February 8 following a three-month investigation. According to NorthJersey.com , Christopher Shenise, of Vernon, allegedly tried to bribe a 17-year-old girl into sending him a nude Snapchat video.
Shenise was charged with endangering the welfare of a child, official misconduct, and cruelty and neglect of a child. He reportedly started teaching in the West Milford school district in 2014 and had previously worked in education at Wallkill Valley Regional High School .
The 32-year-old was suspended with pay on November 20, 2018.
According to police, the investigation started with information that was received from a faculty member and forwarded to school administration.
Anyone with information pertaining to the case is asked to contact Juvenile Detective Donald Fantasia at 973-728-2808 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Read the NorthJersey.com story here .