Volleyball Coach Accused of Sex with Underaged Girl

Volleyball Coach Accused of Sex with Underaged Girl

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(FOX 11/CNS) - A 23-year-old girls volleyball coach at Esteban Torres High School in East Los Angeles was behind bars today for allegedly having sex with a 15-year-old student.Jonathan Adam Roldan was arrested around 7 p.m. Friday at his East Los Angeles home, according to the sheriff's department.

Sheriff's officials said Roldan is also suspected of inappropriately touching another 15-year-old girl.The first victim reported the alleged sexual contact to school officials Friday, and they reported it to sheriff's deputies, officials said.

Roldan was being held on $1 million bail and was tentatively scheduled to appear in court Tuesday.

According to the Los Angeles Unified School District, Roldan, who also worked as a campus aide, will be placed on unpaid leave as soon as he is charged by the District Attorney's Office, and he will be fired if convicted.

"Parents and guardians were notified over the weekend of an arrest by phone," according to the district.  "A letter was sent home today with students. ... The district takes these charges very seriously.  Every precaution is taken throughout L.A. Unified to ensure the safety of students and staff. Crisis counselors will be provided at the campus on Tuesday."


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