Crime

Santa Paula teacher accused of sexual misconduct with student identified

SANTA PAULA, Calif. - The Santa Paula High School teacher accused of sexual misconduct with a student.

He's been identified as Armando Rico, 31, of Santa Paula.

Rico has been charged with contacting a minor with the intent to commit a felony and child annoyance. 

Rico was arrested Tuesday and a search warrant was served for his school, his home and his vehicle. 

Anyone who may know of other victims, or if you are a victim yourself, you are asked to contact Detective Ramzi Raad with Santa Paula police at 805-525-4474 ext. 211.


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