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Posted on: March 3, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Police Arrest School Teacher for Sexual Abuse

On Friday February 28, 2014 detectives from the Monterey Park Police Department arrested an Alhambra School District 5th grade teacher for suspicion of lewd acts with a minor.

Yoshitake, Jeffrey, 42 years of age of Monterey Park was identified as having a sexual relationship with a former female student from the time the victim was 15 years old into adult hood. Yoshitake, was the victim’s former math teacher and what started as a teacher-student relationship evolved into an inappropriate sexual relationship lasting approximately 7 years.

Yoshitake has been charged with one felony count of lewd acts with a minor and is being held at the Monterey Park Police Department Jail on $100,000.00 bail.

Investigators believe that this is an isolated incident, however if you have additional information regarding this case please contact the Monterey Park Police Department Investigations Bureau.

Media contact
Lt. Bill Cuevas
Monterey Park Police Department

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