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Perris High School Teacher Accused of Lewd Acts Against Former Students

Gerardo Regalado, 29, worked as a volleyball tutor and coach during the alleged incidents.

Riverside County Sheriff’s Department

A Perris high school teacher was arrested for allegedly committing lewd acts against two former students between 2013 and 2016.

Gerardo Regalado, 29, worked as a volleyball tutor and coach during the alleged incidents.

After a lengthy investigation, on February 18, investigators interviewed Regalado at the Perris station where he was arrested on various charges related to lewd acts with a minor. Regalado was taken to the Presley Detention Center.

It was not immediately clear whether he has an attorney.

Regalado was on administrative leave and later resigned, Perris Union High School District Deputy Superintendent Candace Reines told the Press-Enterprise.

Authorities are asking anyone with information regarding this investigation to contact Investigator Mullins at the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department – Perris Station by calling (951) 210-1000.

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