Teacher Arrested for Sexual Abuse of 15-year-old NR15249jk

July 21, 2015

Los Angeles: Teacher from
San Pedro High School arrested for sexually abusing her 15-year-old

In February 2015, 28-year-old Michelle Yeh assumed a temporary
teaching assignment in the Science Department where the minor was a
student in one of her classes. At the close of the 2015 school
year, Yeh reached out to the victim and arranged private meetings.
In July of 2015, the minor disclosed that Yeh sexually abused him
on several occasions.

On July 17, 2015,
Yeh was arrested and released on $100,000.00 bail. The
investigation is still ongoing and detectives believe there may be
other cases of unreported sexual abuse with other students. Yeh has
held multiple temporary teaching assignments in the surrounding
area and also provided tutoring online, allowing her contact with
other minors. Anyone with further information is encouraged to come

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call
the Los Angeles Police Department’s Harbor Area, Detective
Division, Sex Crimes Investigation Unit (310) 726-7915. During
non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to
1-877-LAPD-24-7. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call
Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also
contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637
(C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages
should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to
www.LAPDOnline.org, click on “webtips” and follow the