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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release



Date/Time:    Monday, November 4, 2013/1:50 P.M.

Incident:    Teacher arrested for sex crimes involving a student

Location:    Town of Apple Valley

Suspect(s):    Jerwynn Gomez, 22-year-old resident of Apple Valley

Victim(s):    17-year-old female



Summary

Deputies from the Apple Valley Sheriff's Station responded to a report of an unlawful sexual relationship between a teacher and a student occurring outside of school grounds. The suspect was identified as a vocational class teacher at Granite Hills High School. The victim is a 17 year-old female who was a student at Granite Hills High School and had been in the suspect’s class for over a year. Through investigation, it was determined the suspect had become sexually involved with the minor which included visits to the victim's home and other contact outside of the classroom.

 

Based on the investigation, Gomez was arrested and booked on unlawful sexual intercourse, oral copulation, and penetration with a foreign object. Gomez is currently being held on $500,000 bail.

 

 

Refer:       Trish Hill     

 

Station:          Apple Valley

 

Phone No.     760-240-7428

 

Case No.       131806626



John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

Sheriff’s Public Affairs Division

655 E. Third Street

San Bernardino, California 92415-0061

Telephone: (909) 387-3700



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