San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department
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
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