Criminal Investigation Targets Mountain View High Teacher

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - 6:50pm

EL PASO — A Mountain View high School teacher is the target of a criminal investigation.

The El Paso County Sheriff's Department confirmed that long-time speech teacher and tennis coach Jesus Garcia was under investigation, the department and school are releasing very few details about the case.

Here's what we do know:

Garcia was placed on suspension Friday for an incident that took place last week involving a minor.
A Clint Independent School District spokesperson released this statement regarding the case:|

"Jesus Garcia has been placed on suspension with pay pending an investigation of allegations made against him. The district has taken all precautionary measures required, including reporting the matter to the proper regulatory and legal authorities."

Garcia has worked for the district for 16 years.

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Mr. Garcia is my tennis coach and there is no reason for these allegations they are just rumors that spread across the school.

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