‘Rehab mogul’ accused of sexually assaulting patients and ‘elaborate’ fraud

The founder of 19 sober-living facilities in Southern California and Colorado was arrested Thursday on suspicion of sexually assaulting more than a dozen female patients as well as defrauding insurers in an elaborate $176-million scheme, authorities said. For more information and the whole story, go to: https://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-chris-bathum-sexual-assault-arrest-20161110-story.html

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University High School Boys Water Polo Coach Arrested on Suspicion of Sex With Student

Coleman Pickell, a walk-on boys water polo coach at University High School in Irvine, California, has been arrested for allegedly having sex with a minor female student. At this stage, Irvine Police have released few details, however it is known that Pickell is 23 years old. For more information and the whole story, go to:… read more

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Second Student Files Suit Against Hesperia Unified School District

A second student has come forwarded and filed suit against Hesperia Unified School District, alleging that there exists a culture of sexual hazing on the Oak Hills High School football team. The Plaintiff, an 18-year-old known in court filings as John KZ Doe, is the second victim of hazing at the school to come forward… read more

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High School Hazing Discussed in Depth by ESPN

ESPN’s Outside The Lines has pointed its spotlight at the epidemic of hazing in high school sports. The investigative piece features an interviews with attorneys from Manly, Stewart & Finaldi, and focuses on the case of one of the firm’s clients, who has sued Hesperia Unified School District following a horrific incident of violent sexual… read more

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Entertainment Lawyer Linked to Childrens’ Shows Enters Not Guilty Plea in Child Sex Case

Benjamin Lawson Adams, the entertainment attorney who was recently arrested upon suspicion of engaging in sexual intercourse with a minor, has pled not guilty. Adams was charged with three counts of lewd acts upon a child, oral copulation of a person under 16, two counts of sexual penetration by a foreign object and one count… read more

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Athletic Director Arrested on Suspicion of Having Sex with a Minor; Flees to Vegas

Juan Ivan Barajas, the 36-year-old athletic director at San Gabriel Mission High School has been arrested on suspicion of having sex with a 15-year-old female student. Barajas fled with his victim to Las Vegas when her parents learned of the abuse. Barajas was arrested by Henderson, NV, police and booked. For more information and the… read more

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Long Beach Teacher Arrested on Suspicion of “Continual Sexual Abuse” of Student

Jason Gorski, 43, has been arrested on suspicion of continually sexually abusing a male student of his from 2007 to 2009, while the child was 12 to 15 years old. At the time, Gorski was a teacher at a private school in Long Beach. Since then, he has left the school and was arrested in… read more

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Massage Therapist Arrested for Sexual Assault

Jesse Douglas Walker, a 31 masseuse at Elements Massage in Laguna Niguel, was arrested following the sexual assault of a 20 year old female patron. Walker had been employed at Elements for one year, and had held a previous position as a masseuse at Revive Massage and Body Work in Irvine, California. Anyone with additional… read more

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Debate Rages Over Stanford University Rape Case

National debate continues to rage across the country as individuals weigh the sentence handed down by Judge Aaron Persky following the guilty verdict in the trial of Brock Turner, who was accused of raping Jane Doe while she was unconscious. The case has drawn national scrutiny because despite the guilty verdict and eyewitnesses to the… read more

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Entertainment Industry Attorney Arrested on Suspicion of Sex With a Minor

Benjamin Lawson Adams, a 30-year-old entertainment law attorney in Los Angeles, has been arrested on suspicion of engaging in sexual activity with a minor in Manhattan Beach, California. An arrest warrant had been issued for several counts of sex and sodomy with a minor under the age of 16. Manhattan Beach Police are concerned that… read more

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