More charges for former Bishop Foley teacher accused of having sexual relationship with student

MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (WXYZ) - A former Bishop Foley Spanish teacher who has been charged with having a sexual relationship with a student is now facing charges in Macomb County. 

The Macomb County Prosecutor's officer announced Monday that Kathryn Ronk has been charged with three counts of first Degree Sexual Conduct, one count of Possession of Child Sexually Abusive Material and one count of furnishing alcohol to a minor.

These new charges follow last week's developments where Ronk was charged with five counts of First Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct in Oakland County.

In that case, police say Ronk engaged in multiple acts of sexual penetration with a 15-year-old student while employed at Bishop Foley. Officers say the encounters occurred in Ronk's classroom at the school.

These new charges relate to encounters that, police say, occurred on a Sterling Heights street and at the victim's Macomb Township home. Police say that Ronk also enticed the victim to exchange sexually explicit images and provided the victim with alcohol.

Police began their investigation into the case in May,  when the parents of the student  and the President of Bishop Foley filed a complaint at the Madison Heights Police Department.

Officers say that Ronk, who began teaching at Bishop Foley in 2013, initiated contact with the 15-year-old victim in December and began sexually assaulting him in January.

Ronk is currently free on $500,000 bond on the Oakland County cases. She is scheduled to be arraigned on the new charges Wednesday in Shelby Township.

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