Teacher and Gymnastics Coach Arrested on Suspicion of Lewd Acts With a Minor

Kiley Bedwell, a 28-year-old male kindergarten and first-grade teacher at University Preparation School in Camarillo, California, has been arrested on suspicion of lewd acts with a minor. Bedwell was also a gymnastics coach at Patty’s Gymnastics, also in Ventura County. Police say that the victim is 15 or 16 years old and female. It has… read more

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Bible Study Teacher Arrested for Child Molestation

A 54 year old man named Shawn Edward Shaffer has been arrested on suspicion of molesting multiple young boys under the age of 16. Shaffer of Corona, California, was a bible study teacher. While some victims have come forward, the Corona Police Department is looking for any one who may have information. For more information… read more

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Villa Park High School Coach Arrested For Sexual Molestation of Students

Dwayne Jordan Richardson, 20, has been arrested following allegations he engaged in sexual misconduct with two female minor high school students. Richardson is a “walk-on” girls’ basketball coach at Villa Park High School. The two known victims are female students at both Villa Park High School, and nearby El Dorado High School.

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Laguna Niguel Spa Owner Arrested For Assault of Employee Applicant

Raymond Newton Baker, the 72-year-old owner of the Beautiful Image Spa in Laguna Niguel, has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 29-year-old woman who was interested in working for him. Police say that the assault took place during what were supposed to be “training sessions.” Over the course of weeks, Baker molested and… read more

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Teacher on Administrative Leave After Condoning Sexual Relations Between Teachers & Students

On Jan. 22, the LA Times reported that a high school art teacher was put on paid leave after allegedly posting comments on Facebook, indicating that he condoned sexual relations between teachers and their students. The teacher happens to work at South Hills High located in West Covina, which is the same school where two… read more

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Middle School Teacher Charged with Molestation of Relative

A thirty six-year-old science teacher at Valadez Middle School in Placentia, named Christopher Millette, has been charged with one felony count of oral copulation or penetration with a child 10 years or younger and two felony counts of lewd or lascivious acts with a minor. The victim is thought to be a relative. Officials at… read more

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Catholic Diocese of Santa Rosa Settles Childhood Sexual Abuse Case for 3.5 Million Dollars

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Santa Rosa has agreed to pay 3.5 million dollars to settle a lawsuit filed by a 17-year-old boy who alleged that a diocesan priest molested him when he was 12. The plaintiff was represented by Manly, Stewart & Finaldi. The priest, Father Ted Oswald, died in 2010. The Plaintiff alleged… read more

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Surf Instructor Expected to Plead Guilty to Lewd Acts

A Santa Cruz, California, surf instructor has been charged with possession of child pornography and lewd acts on a child under 14 as well as a child over 14. The 39-year-old instructor, Dylan Greiner, is expected to plead guilty. Officials allege that Mr. Greiner secretly filmed female students changing the surf school’s dressing room, and… read more

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High School English Teacher Arrested on Suspicion of Sexual Misconduct with 15 Year old Student

Michael Granger, a 32-year-old English teacher at University High School in Irvine, California, has been arrested on suspicion of having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old female student. The relationship was uncovered when the girl’s parents found inappropriate texts between the teacher and their daughter. The parents called the police who launched an investigation. During… read more

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JSerra High School Spanish Teacher Convicted of Committing Lewd Acts Upon a Child

Ricardo Aldana, a former Spanish teacher at the Catholic JSerra High School in San Juan Capistrano, California, has been convicted of committing lewd acts upon a 14-year-old child. Aldana had picked the young girl up from her home and drove her to his home in Dana Point, where he raped her. Aldana faces up to… read more

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