LAPD detectives arrested Scott Silva following a two week investigation in November, according to KTLA 5. Authorities began investigating Silva after they received 1 report of alleged inappropriate conduct involving the teacher.
“The Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office filed multiple counts of sexual battery and child annoyance, and a warrant in the amount of $400,000 was issued for Silva’s arrest,” LAPD said in a written statement. “Mr. Silva was subsequently taken into custody without incident.”
Silva worked as a science teacher, football kicker’s coach, athletic trainer, and girl’s lacrosse coach, according to the Birmingham Community Charter High School website.
Anyone with information was asked to call the Sexually Exploited Child Unit at (213) 486-0580 or anonymously at Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (8477).
Source: KTLA 5