February 29, 2024
Photograph credit score: Alexander Nguyen

The Vista Faculty District Wednesday mentioned it was “appalled” after the arrest of a 27-year-old substitute instructor and youth sports activities coach for allegedly getting caught molesting a 13-year-old woman at an Oceanside park.

Conner Chanove of Carlsbad was arrested Monday evening, two days after the alleged acts of kid molestation at Guajome Lake Park, in accordance with the Oceanside Police Division.

The Vista Faculty District’s assertion on the substitute instructor’s arrest mentioned “we’re appalled by the thought that somebody trusted to work with our kids would betray their belief and innocence. Please be assured that this grownup is not going to be on any campus within the district and that our administrative workforce will cooperate absolutely with legislation enforcement to make sure that justice is served.”

The kid’s mother and father reported the crime Saturday upon discovering her in a parked automobile with Chanove, OPD Sgt. Josh Morris mentioned.

“The mom observed inappropriate exercise was happening and eliminated her daughter from the car and confronted the suspect,” Morris mentioned.

Detectives tried to find Chanove that day however had been unable to search out him.

On the time of his arrest, Chanove was employed by Vista Unified Faculty District in its place instructor and labored as a coach for the Carlsbad- primarily based all-girls Seaside Water Polo Membership. He beforehand has been employed as a lifeguard in Carlsbad and Encinitas, in accordance with police.

Chanove was booked into county jail in Vista on suspicion of lewd and lascivious acts with a baby beneath age 14, luring a minor for sexual functions and arranging a gathering with a juvenile for lewd functions. He was being held on $1 million bail pending arraignment, scheduled for Monday.

–Metropolis Information Service