On April 27, officers were informed that Rebekah Arte Blackwell-Taylor, 22, allegedly had an illicit encounter with a student at Orange Vista High School in Perris, according to the Val Verde Unified School District Police Department.
VVUSD police Chief Mark Clark said the case was turned over to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department’s Special Victims Unit, according to KMIR. An investigation began and confirmed the alleged encounters.
On May 2, an arrest warrant was issued for Taylor and she was taken into custody without incident around 7:15 a.m. at her residence, police said.
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The details behind the alleged acts were not disclosed.
After the Sheriff’s Office’s investigation, Taylor was fired from VVUSD, Clark said. She was hired into the school district on Dec. 17, 2022, KMIR reported.
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