Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Joshua Parker
File # PE231180039
On April 28, 2023, investigators with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit responded to the city of Perris regarding a lewd act with a child investigation. The investigation involved allegations that a substitute teacher at Orange Vista High School in Perris committed a lewd act with a minor student.
The investigation found evidence that Rebekah Blackwell-Taylor, a 22-year-old resident of Moreno Valley and substitute teacher at Orange Vista High School, committed a lewd act with a male student. Rebekah Blackwell-Taylor was subsequently booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center on May 2, 2023, for annoying and molesting a child under the age of 18 and additional felony charges.
This investigation is currently ongoing. Anyone with information regarding the details of this case is encouraged to call Investigator J. Oseguera at (760) 550-8716.
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