RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Sexual Assault of a Child|
|Station Area:||San Jacinto|
|Written Date:||September 20, 2021||Time:||10:35 AM|
|Incident Date:||September 20, 2021||Time:||3:00 PM|
|Incident Location:||Multiple Locations within San Jacinto|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Mike Heath|
On Wednesday, September 15th, 2021, Hemet Investigators received information that a staff member of the San Jacinto Unified School District was implicated in an inappropriate relationship with a minor within the school district. Before any investigation could be conducted, the school district placed the employee on administrative leave. Deputies and Investigators from the San Jacinto station immediately began investigating the case.
On Monday, September 20th, 2021, Damian Huff, a coach and security guard for the San Jacinto Unified School District, was arrested at his home. After being interviewed, he was booked into the county jail for multiple counts of sexual assault.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to contact Investigator Ruben Martinez at the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department – Hemet Station by calling (951) 791-3400.
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