On Sunday May 5, San Diego Police arrested Juan Carlos Herrera, a 49-year-old special education teacher at San Diego High School, on suspicion of having a sexual relationship with a student that began when the girl was 15 years old.
The arrest followed an investigation that began after a mother contacted police on May 1 after allegedly finding “inappropriate text messages” between her daughter and a special needs teacher.
On Wednesday September 18, Juan Carlos Herrera was sentenced to 10 years in state prison after pleading guilty to 11 felonies, including lewd acts on a child and assault. Herrera’s plea agreement includes lifetime registration as a sex offender and a strike offense for his plea to dissuading a witness. According to prosecutors Herrera threatening to cut off the victim’s arms and legs if she told anyone what was going on.
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Even though Juan Carlos Herrera is currently serving his sentence, the full scope of his abuse is unclear. The investigation is ongoing and the San Diego Police Department’s sex crimes unit believe there may be additional victims.
If you believe that you or a loved one is a survivor of abuse by Juan Carlos Herrera, special education teacher at San Diego High School, contact us immediately to explore your legal options and get help today.