Teacher arrested Brentwood school sex with student

A teacher at a Los Angeles school that counts singer Adam Levine among its alumni has been arrested after allegedly engaging in an affair with a 16-year-old student.

Chemistry professor Aimee Palmitessa, 45, was arrested on Friday morning and booked in on felony charges at the city’s Metropolitan Detention Center, DailyMail.com can disclose.

The pretty blonde, who works for the elite Brentwood School, posted bail of $230,000 and was released later the same day.

Chemistry professor Aimee Palmitessa, 45, was arrested on Friday morning

She was booked in on felony charges at the city’s Metropolitan Detention Center

Chemistry professor Aimee Palmitessa, 45, was arrested on Friday morning and booked in on felony charges at the city’s Metropolitan Detention Center

Palmitessa, seen left in a Facebook photo, works for the elite Brentwood School, posted bail of $230,000 and was released later the same day

Palmitessa, seen left in a Facebook photo, works for the elite Brentwood School, posted bail of $230,000 and was released later the same day

Aimee Palmitessa who was arrested for underage sex with a pupil of Brentwood School where she worked

Aimee Palmitessa who was arrested for underage sex with a pupil of Brentwood School where she worked

An aerial view of the Brentwood School. Famous alumni include Patrick Schwarzenegger, 23, whose parents are former California governor Arnold, 70, and his ex-wife Maria Shriver, 61, and Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine, 38

An aerial view of the Brentwood School. Famous alumni include Patrick Schwarzenegger, 23, whose parents are former California governor Arnold, 70, and his ex-wife Maria Shriver, 61, and Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine, 38

Los Angeles Police Department sources confirmed the 45-year-old’s arrest to DailyMail.com and said she is being investigated over her relationship with the male student, who has not been named.

Details of the arrest and the circumstances that led up to it have not been made public but Palmitessa is now due to appear in court in LA on September 15.

Palmitessa was not available for comment on Saturday but her partner, Vincent Bruzzese, 53, told DailyMail.com: ‘I know nothing about this. I have no comment.’

Calls and emails to Brentwood School and Principal Dr. Michael Riera, 61, went unanswered.

Palmitessa has been employed at Brentwood School, which charges up to $40,760 a year for tuition, since September 2010.

Vicente Bruzzese leaves his house on Saturday after his partner Aimee Palmitessa was arrested for sex with a minor

Vicente Bruzzese leaves his house on Saturday after his partner Aimee Palmitessa was arrested for sex with a minor

Bruzzese, 53, told DailyMail.com: ‘I know nothing about this. I have no comment’

Bruzzese, 53, told DailyMail.com: ‘I know nothing about this. I have no comment’

Bruzzese was seen leaving his home Saturday. Palmitessa holds a degree in biology from Syracuse University and later studied biochemistry and biophysics at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia

Bruzzese was seen leaving his home Saturday. Palmitessa holds a degree in biology from Syracuse University and later studied biochemistry and biophysics at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia

The school sits in one of LA’s ritziest neighborhoods and is famous for attracting celebrity parents, among them Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart, whose son Liam, 16, is a pupil there.

Famous alumni include Patrick Schwarzenegger, 23, whose parents are former California governor Arnold, 70, and his ex-wife Maria Shriver, 61, and Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine, 38.

Comedian Jonah Hill, 33, Boy Meets World actor Ben Savage, 36, and socialite Talita von Fürstenberg, 18, also attended the school.

The educational establishment celebrates its famous former faces on its

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