Murrieta Valley High School Teacher Arrested on Suspicion of Sexual Relationship with Student

December 8, 2015

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, CA – Shannon Fosgett, 44, turned herself in to Murrieta Police Department on Friday and was arrested on suspicion of having a sexual relationship with an underage male student, KTLA News reported.  Fosgett resigned from her teaching position as an earth sciences teacher on Wednesday, after previously being placed on indefinite administrative leave by the school district. Fosgett’s victim told investigators that his teacher began showing interest in him “over a year ago,” which began with after-hours texting.  Fosgett’s bail was set at $40,000. She was released from custody on Friday,  and was scheduled to appear in court Jan. 29. Anyone with information about the case has been asked to call Murrieta police at 951-696-3615.