Joseph PagelBullhead City Police arrested a high school teacher for engaging in illegal conduct with several students. On March 5th, a female student told school officials that she had received sexually explicit text messages and nude photos from a teacher. The student also reported information that the same teacher was supplying narcotic pills to students and smoking marijuana with them after school hours. Detectives conducted numerous interviews with several students regarding the allegations against 33-year-old Joseph James Pagel. Police learned that since approximately the fall of 2014, Pagel engaged in an inappropriate texting conversation with a female student that escalated over time into making lewd requests to perform oral sex. He sent two nude photos to the student via text message. Pagel also received a partially nude photograph of the student per his request. Furthermore, police discovered that Pagel had invited students over to his house on several occasions and smoked marijuana with them. Pagel also provided some students, who complained of a sport related injury or headache etc., with a narcotic pill (believed to be Percocet) on school grounds on several occasions. After the completion of the investigation, Pagel was arrested on Friday, March 13th. He faces charges of attempted sexual conduct with a minor, furnishing harmful items to minors, electronic furnishing of harmful items to minors, luring a minor and transfer of marijuana.