Omar Rojas, 28, was detained on Friday after the allegations surfaced
Omar Rojas, 28, was detained on Friday after the allegations surfaced, Santa Ana Police Cpl. Anthony Bertagna advised the
A pupil was mentioned to have come ahead, final week, and shared with faculty authorities that the abuse had taken place.
The incidents befell in 2015 when two of the feminine victims have been 17-years-old and the opposite was 15.
Police try to find out if there are some other attainable victims and a fourth potential sufferer was interviewed on Tuesday.
‘This was 2015. Our subsequent query is what about ’16 and ’17? He is had entry to further females each as a security officer and a volleyball coach,’ Bertagna acknowledged.
Rojas had been a volleyball coach at Century Excessive Faculty within the native district for roughly eight years, based on Deidra Powell, chief communications officer for the Santa Ana Unified Faculty District.
In February, Rojas grew to become a district security officer and had most lately been working on the Sierra Preparatory Academy.
He’s believed to have excused the scholars from class earlier than partaking within the acts on campus.
‘He’s principally a predator,’ Bertagna defined to
‘He took benefit of his place. He went and acquired these women out of sophistication based mostly on his place of belief and whereas at college he went to a location within the faculty the place he had sexual encounters with these females.’
Whereas a security officer at Sierra Preparatory Academy in Santa Ana, California, Rojas would excuse the three teenagers out of sophistication and assault them on campus. The teenage women have been between the ages of 15 to 17 on the time
He has since been positioned on administrative depart from the college.
‘Within the days and weeks forward, we’ll work carefully with the Santa Ana Police Division on this investigation,’ Sierra Preparatory Academy mentioned in a press release.
‘We are going to present counseling help and sources to Century Excessive Faculty and Sierra Preparatory Academy to help college students, employees, and oldsters. College students who may have counseling help ought to contact their principal instantly.’
Rojas is at present being held within the Orange County jail on a $1million bail.