RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Harmful Matter sent to Seduce a Minor
|March 4, 2020
|March 2, 2020
|11900 Slawson Ave, Moreno Valley - Palm Middle School
|Sergeant Ed Baeza
On March 2, 2020, at 1:08 PM, Sheriff’s officials received information a Palm Middle School teacher, 39-year-old Emily Wentworth, sent inappropriate and explicit messages to a student. Moreno Valley Station Investigators assumed the investigation. Investigators conducted interviews, collected evidence, and obtained a search warrant for Wentworth’s residence to collect digital media. The search warrant was served, and Wentworth was taken into custody without incident at her residence in Nuevo, CA. Wentworth was later booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center for distributing harmful matter to a minor.
The Moreno Valley Sheriff’s Station will be vigilant in investigating all crimes. Anyone with additional information regarding this incident is encouraged to call Investigator Tometich at 951-486-6700. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department would like to remind all citizens to be aware of their surroundings at all times and report any suspicious activity, including any vehicles or persons by calling 911 for emergencies, or our dispatch center non-emergency line at (951) 776-1099.
Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff’s CrimeTips online form.
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