Jeffrey Kent Atkinson, 53, of Laguna Niguel was charged with six felony counts of child molestation.
A former cheerleading coach accused of molesting a 13-year-old Santa Ana boy made a brief court appearance Wednesday, but her arraignment was postponed after the woman's attorney asked for more time to review police reports.Heather Jean Graham, 35, a Santa Ana homemaker, was accompanied by her husband and three children. Orange County prosecutors Monday filed felony molestation charges against a 35-year-old Santa Ana woman who is accused of having sexual relations with a 13-year-old boy she met at Willard Intermediate School. Graham, who is free on ,000 bail after being arrested last month, is set to be arraigned today.Heather Jean Graham, a homemaker and mother of three, was charged with three child molestation counts, Deputy Dist. A 35-year-old Santa Ana homemaker has been arrested on suspicion of felony child molestation for allegedly having sex with a 13-year-old boy whom she met at Willard Intermediate School, police said Monday.Heather Jean Graham, a mother of three, is suspected of having had sexual relations with the eighth-grader at "various locations" around the county, Santa Ana Police Sgt. They met last spring while Graham was a parent volunteer for the school cheerleading squad, he said.Leonard's wife, Lisa, had been caring for the girl on May 16, 1997, in her home when she left to pick up the couple's own daughter from school.
A video camera she had set up taped what happened next.It will be at least two more weeks before a judge can decide whether there is enough evidence for a Santa Ana teacher, charged with molesting some of his students, to stand trial.Police are looking for a man who tried to sexually assault a 15-year-old girl walking home from school Tuesday.The girl was able to fight back and break free, police said, after the man dragged her into bushes.Police said she suffered minor scrapes and bruises, but sought no medical attention. About 100 supporters, many of them children, held a candlelight vigil Monday night outside the home of Jeffrey Kent Atkinson, the Huntington Beach elementary school teacher accused of molesting six of his students."She got angry and didn't let herself be victimized," Anaheim Police Sgt. "We are here to show our support," said Sam Collins, one of the vigil's organizers and a family friend whose children attend school with Atkinson's children. My kids have spent evenings here, and I trust him completely." A Huntington Beach elementary school teacher was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of molesting youngsters on campus, police said.