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Police re-arrest former teachers aide previously charged with sexual abuse of two young boys

PHELAN, Calif. ( — A former teacher aide accused of sexually abusing two young boys was re-arrested after she contacted the 16-year-old victim nearly a year later, officials said.

Caron Michele Escobar, 44, a resident of Phelan, was arrested on March 2, 2018, for the sexual abuse of two male juveniles.

“At the time of the incidents, Escobar was employed with the Snowline Joint Unified School District as an Instructional Associate at Chaparral High School in Phelan,” sheriff’s officials said in a news release.

Detectives from the Crimes Against Children Detail assisted with the investigation. Shortly after her arrest, Escobar posted bail and was released from custody.  

On Wednesday, February 6, 2019, detectives discovered information and evidence that Escobar contacted a 16-year-old victim. “Details related to the communication are not being released,” officials said.

Escobar was arrested on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, for PC 136.1(A)(1); Intimidation of witness/victim, and PC 12022.1(b); Felony committed while released on bail and PC 166(A)(4); Contempt of court.

She was booked at the High Desert Detention Center and bail was set at $1,000,000. 

Detectives believe there may be additional witnesses and are releasing Escobar’s booking photograph.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Specialized Investigation Division, Crimes Against Children Detail, Detective MJ Higgins (909) 387-3615. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463). 

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