WHITEHAVEN, Ca. – Authorities have arrested a former school district employee for molesting a 6-year-old student at San Pasqual Elementary School.
On August 13, 2019, deputies responded to the school in Winterhaven, California, for the report of the past sexual battery on a 6-year-old girl. The investigation into the accusations led to the arrest of Jose Angel Torres-Carreon, 43, most recently residing in Somerton, Arizona. Detectives learned that he was an employee for the school district and the incident occurred during work hours.
On August 15, 2019, he was arrested and booked at the Imperial County Jail for allegations of Lewd Acts Against a Minor under 14 by Force or Fear. He is being held in lieu of $150,000 bail.
The case will be submitted to the District Attorney’s Office for review and prosecution. No other victims have been identified; however, anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Imperial County Sheriff’s Investigations Unit at 442-265-2045, or submit a tip online at youandblue.org
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