FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Case # 18CF2213   

Date: Aug. 7, 2018

LAW ENFORCEMENT SEEKING POTENTIAL ADDITIONAL VICTIMS OF HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL COACH CHARGED WITH UNLAWFUL SEXUAL INTERCOURSE WITH THREE MINOR STUDENTS

SANTA ANA, Calif. – Law enforcement is seeking potential additional victims of a high school volleyball coach charged today with unlawful sexual intercourse with three minor students.

Defendant

Charges

Maximum Sentence

Court Date

Omar Rojas, 28, Santa Ana

Charged today with the following felony counts:

  • (6) Unlawful sexual intercourse
  • (4) Oral copulation of a minor
  • (2) Sexual penetration by foreign object of a minor

11 years and four months in state prison

Arraignment

 

Aug 7, 2018, time to be determined

 

Department CJ-1, Central Jail, Santa Ana

 

 Circumstances of the Case

  • At the time of the crimes, Rojas was employed in his current position as a volleyball coach at Century High School in Santa Ana.  Rojas has also recently been employed as a District Safety Officer at an Intermediate School in Santa Ana.
  • Between Oct. 1, 2013 and Oct. 31, 2013, Rojas is accused of having unlawful sexual intercourse with 15-year-old Jane Doe 3.
  • Between Oct. 1, 2015 and Oct. 31, 2015, the defendant is accused of having unlawful sexual intercourse and orally copulating 17-year-old Jane Doe 2.
  • Between March 2016 and October 2016, Rojas is further accused of having unlawful sexual intercourse, sexually penetrating by a foreign object, and orally copulating 17 year-old Jane Doe 1.
  • The defendant is accused of having the victims excused from class in order to meet them for the purposes of engaging in sexual activity on campus.
  • Santa Ana Police Department (SAPD), who investigated this case, arrested Rojas on Aug. 3, 2018.

Anyone who believes they have been a victim is encouraged to contact SAPD Detective Nick Vega at 714-245-8368 or Supervising Investigator Eric Wiseman at 714-347-8794.

Prosecutor: Deputy District Attorney Raquel Cooper, Sexual Assault Unit

 



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