WESTMINSTER (CBSLA.com) — A 53-year-old teacher has been charged with raping and sexually assaulting an underage female relative.
Jeffrey Scott Jones, of Huntington Beach, was arrested last week and charged Monday with two felony counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child and a felony count of continuous sexual abuse. He’s being held on $1 million bail.READ MORE: Man Arrested After Military Explosives Force Evacuation Of Downey Neighborhood
The suspect is accused of molesting a 13-year-old female relative from September 2012 through April 2013, according to prosecutors. He also allegedly raped the victim on May 4 and May 9.
Jones, who has been an educator for 27 years, recently taught English at Libra Academy in Huntington Park, according to Farrah Emami of the Orange County district attorney’s office.READ MORE: TikTok Star Anthony Barajas On Life Support, Friend Rylee Goodrich Killed After Being Shot Inside Corona Movie Theater
Jones also taught at Bell High School in Bell and Gahr High School in Cerritos.
Anyone with more information about Jones was encouraged to contact Paul Carvo of the district attorney’s office at (714) 347-8794 or Huntington Beach police Det. Trent Turnstall at (714) 536-5995.MORE NEWS: Suspect Joseph Jimenez Arrested In Corona Movie Theater Shooting Which Left Woman Dead, Man Wounded
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