Melissa Bradley is a teacher’s aide in New Jersey who has been arrested and charged for allegedly having sexual relations with two male students, ages 17 and 18.

Melissa Bradley

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The 27-year-old Melissa Bradley (mugshot photo above) is a teacher’s aide at Belleville High School in Belleville, New Jersey.

According to, quoting a spokesperson from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, Bradley is alleged to have had oral sex and sexual intercourse with two male students.

As for the timeline, it is alleged that Bradley had sexual contact with one of the students between May 2013 and February 2014 and between January and March with the other. Both alleged victims were born in 1996 with one having recently turned 18 while the other is still 17 years old.

Bradley was arrested and booked in Essex County Jail. She has been charged with seven counts of endangering the welfare of a child. She is currently being held on $500,000 bail.

No further details on Melissa Bradley’s bio and professional background — including her current employment status with the school district — were released. The newspaper reports that the school district confirms that they informed law enforcement of the allegations against Bradley, but offered no additional information.

The story is developing; check back for additional updates.