Clovis East High School teacher arrested on suspicion of sexual misconduct with a juvenile

Crime

A 50-year-old Clovis Unified teacher was arrested on suspicion of sexual misconduct with three juvenile students, the Clovis Police Department announced Wednesday.

Clovis Police detectives arrested Clovis East High School teacher Kenneth Lee on suspicion of two counts of sexual misconduct.

The investigation began in December of 2018 when the juvenile victim notified Clovis East High School staff of the alleged inappropriate actions of her teacher.

An investigation determined that inappropriate touching had occurred on more than one occasion inside Lee’s classroom, according to the Clovis Police Department.

A warrant for Lee’s arrest was issued Wednesday, and detectives arrested him at the Clovis Police Department.

Kenneth Lee was booked into the Fresno County Jail on suspicion of lewd and lascivious acts with a minor age 14 or 15, and annoying or molesting a minor.

On Thursday, two additional victims came forward, who stated they were also victims of sexual misconduct in Lee’s classroom.

Anyone with additional information regarding this case is asked to contact Det. Ryan Swank at 559-0324-3425.

Clovis Unified released a statement after the news came down, calling Lee’s alleged actions “deeply disheartening,” and “utterly unacceptable.”

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