Order Reprint of this Story January 24, By her sophomore year, they were having sex in his classroom at Cosumnes Oaks High School in Elk Grove, according to a civil lawsuit filed in Sacramento Superior Court this week. The complaint says that Reed had sex with the girl during the school year and attempted to groom her younger sister and cousin while they were students at the high school.
Reed, 40, was arrested in September and has been charged with five felony counts for alleged sex acts with the girl. He also has been charged with molesting two other year-old girls in , both of whom are unrelated to the other victim. The Sacramento Bee is withholding the name of the girl and her parents because she is an alleged victim of sex crimes.
Our journalism takes a lot of time, effort, and hard work to produce. If you read and enjoy our journalism, please consider subscribing today. He took a special interest in her and she liked the way he taught the class. I thought, this is an awesome teacher who really values education and really wants to make a difference. In retrospect, her mother thinks that could have been a sign that something had changed in that relationship. The family filed suit this week on behalf of the girl who allegedly had sex with Reed, as well as her sister and cousin.
They seek financial damages against Reed for sexual battery and inflicting emotional distress on the three girls. They also ask for damages from the district for negligent supervision of the teacher and students, as well as for failure to warn, train and educate students and staff about predators. The criminal case pending in Sacramento Superior Court lays out alleged events in stark terms.
It says Reed allegedly had sex twice and twice engaged in oral copulation with the year-old. He also is suspected of penetrating the child with a foreign object. The cousin allegedly faced the same treatment beginning her sophomore year in He became more aggressive by the time she was a senior, touching her on the inner thigh, holding her hands and leaning in to try to kiss her before she pulled away, according to the suit.
Reed pulled the girls out of other classes individually when he knew no one else would be present and used that time to attempt to groom them and eventually have sex with the oldest daughter, according to the suit. The plaintiffs allege the school district failed to protect children despite repeated incidents of molestation in the district, according to the complaint.
They cite six other reported cases of sexual abuse by district employees over a month period between February and May