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Friday, October 19, 2007

Media Relations

Home School Teacher Arrested

Los Angeles: A teacher was arrested for having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old boy.

On October 18, 2007, at around 3:00 PM, Van Nuys Area detectives arrested 40-year-old Merideth Johnson Vincent. Mrs. Vincent was a teacher of a private home schooling group. It is alleged that Mrs. Vincent has been molesting the boy over the past several months. He was part of her home schooling group.

The District Attorney’s Office filed 14 felony counts of Child Molestation charges against Mrs. Vincent. Her bail was set at $550,000.00

The detectives are making the photograph of Mrs. Vincent available to the public to ask for any additional victims that may have had contact with Mrs. Vincent. The photograph is available through Media Relations Section.

Anyone with information or victims is requested to contact Van Nuys Area Sexual Assault Unit at 818-374-0090. After hours and on weekends, please phone the 24-hour Detective Information Desk at 1-877-LAW-FULL (529-3855).