Aliso Viejo Phlebotomist Jose Farias Accused of Sexual Assault, More Victims Sought

ALISO VIEJO, CA — Deputies with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department sought the public’s help Thursday tracking down potential victims of a phlebotomist in a medical laboratory in Aliso Viejo accused of touching customers in a “sexual way,” authorities said. San Juan Capistrano resident Jose Farias, 29, was booked Wednesday on suspicion of battery. He… read more

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Los Angeles Sexual Abuse Resources and Options for Survivors

Stopping sexual abuse in your community and ultimately putting an end to this crime for good cannot be achieved without a willingness to seek help from others when necessary. As a survivor of sexual abuse in Los Angeles, a number of resources and support options are available to you during this difficult time. They can… read more

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How Does a Lawyer Collect Evidence in a Sexual Abuse Case?

If you have been sexually abused or assaulted in California, you have the right to come forward with a civil lawsuit in pursuit of justice and financial compensation. You may be able to hold the perpetrator responsible, as well as the institution where the crime was committed. Hiring an experienced sexual abuse attorney in Los… read more

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Academy Coach Chris Flores Arrested Amid Accusations Of Sexual Misconduct With Minors

Chris Flores, also known as “Coach Frogg,” was arrested in Bakersfield for sexual assault of a minor, according to Sgt. Maria Lopez with the Santa Ana Police Department. Flores was a prominent coach at the elite STARS Preparatory Academy headquartered in Santa Ana, California. Flores was booked into the Orange County Jail and is being… read more

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Guide to Filing a Sexual Abuse Claim in Los Angeles

Sexual abuse is a terrible crime that can have long-lasting effects on a survivor. For many, filing a sexual abuse lawsuit is a step toward regaining something that was lost when they were assaulted – control over their lives. Holding an abuser accountable in Los Angeles can provide justice, closure and institutional changes that could… read more

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San Juan Unified Middle School Teacher Glenn Alejandrino Arrested on Child Sexual Abuse Charges

Sacramento County middle school teacher Glenn Alejandrino, 49, was arrested on Tuesday, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office said. He is accused of giving students alcohol, marijuana, pornography and sex toys, authorities said. Sheriff’s officials said Alejandrino was arrested on suspicion of multiple felony counts that include lewd or lascivious acts with a child younger than… read more

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John Gouveia, former president of Team USA Softball, accused of sex crimes with child

John Gouveia, a former president of Team USA Softball, has been arrested and charged with eight counts of lewd and lascivious acts with a child younger than 14 according to the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office. The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office announced the charges Tuesday, July 5 and described the situation as an “active and ongoing criminal investigation.” The office… read more

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What Behavioral Changes Indicate Someone Is Being Sexually Abused?

Countless sexual abuse victims stay silent about their traumas. Many survivors – especially young children – feel scared, ashamed or confused about what they experienced and are unable to come forward. As a parent, guardian, teacher or friend, it is important to keep a close eye on your child and others in your life. If… read more

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Santa Ana Substitute Teacher Peter Morales Arrested for Alleged Sexual Molestation of Students

On May 6, 2022, Santa Ana Police officers responded to Adams Elementary School to investigate allegations that Peter Morales, a 69-year-old substitute teacher, sexually molested four female students while in the classroom. According to police, the students are between the ages of eight and nine years old and told school officials that Morales touched them inappropriately…. read more

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Fortuna High School Teacher Gary Landergen Arrested for Alleged Sexual Battery of Students

The Fortuna Police Department has arrested Fortuna Union High School math teacher and wrestling coach Gary Landergen on allegations he sexually assaulted at least two students. According to a press release from the Fortuna Police Department , “at least two students” came forward to report they had been the victim of “inappropriate and unwelcome groping… read more

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