Winterhaven, California - Tuesday, Sheriff’s deputies responded to the San Pasqual Elementary School, Winterhaven, CA, in reference to a report of a past occurred sexual battery on a six year-old female student. An investigation was initiated which led to the arrest of Jose Angel Torres-Carreon, a 43 year old from Somerton Arizona.

The suspect was employed by the San Pasqual School District and it is alleged that the incident occurred during his working hours. Jose Angel Torres-Carreon was arrested on August 15, 2019 and was booked into the Imperial County Jail for allegations of lewd acts against a minor under 14 by force or fear, his bail was set at $150,000. The case will be submitted to the District Attorney’s Office for review and prosecution. No other victims have been identified; however, anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Imperial County Sheriff’s Investigations Unit at 442-265-2045, or submit a tip online at