HESPERIA: School Janitor Arrested

A school janitor at Maple Elementary School in Hesperia has been arrested on charges of engaging in lewd acts with a child (PC 289). According to media reports, the janitor allegedly took at least two young boys from the school cafeteria to a classroom and engaged in the illegal acts. The alleged acts occurred during lunch breaks. Media reports also indicate that this acts were ongoing for a number of months. The janitor, Pedro Martinez, was arrested on Tuesday. According to a San Bernardino Sheriff Press Release, “Detectives believe there may be additional victims and are releasing Martinez’s booking photo. Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at the Hesperia Sheriff’s Station or at Sheriff’s Specialized Investigations Division, Crimes Against Children Detail. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463).”