SILETZ, Oregon - On January 9, 2018, the Lincoln county sheriff's office was notified of possible inappropriate contact between a staff member and a minor student at the Siletz Valley School in Siletz, OR. During the investigation the staff member was identified as Joseph Patrick Bailor. The investigation revealed inappropriate contact between Joseph Bailor and the female student occurred in a public location inside the Siletz Valley School during normal school hours. Detectives interviewed multiple witnesses and reviewed digital video evidence which resulted in the case being referred to the Lincoln County District Attorney's Office for consideration of charges of Sexual Abuse in the Third Degree.
On April 11, 2018 a misdemeanor warrant was issued for Joseph Bailor regarding this investigation.
On April 22, 2018 Joseph Bailor age 55 was arrested on misdemeanor charges related to this investigation by the Newport Police Department and lodged at the Lincoln County Jail with a bail of $50,000.