05.20.2022 | 7:00 PM | SANTA ANA – A 69-year-old elementary school teacher was arrested on multiple molestation charges, police announced Friday.
Peter Lawrence Morales, 69, was arrested by detectives on May 6, 2022 after they responded to reports that the substitute teacher had inappropriately touched at least four female students while he taught at Adam’s Elementary School, located in the 2100 block of South Raitt Street.
Police say Morales molested the victims individually at various times throughout the day.
Morales has been employed by the Santa Ana Unified School District for over 18 years. He was previously employed as a full-time teacher before he moved on to being a substitute.
Jail records indicate Morales was booked on charges of child molestation and subsequently released on $100,000 bail.
Anyone with information regarding Morales or who may be a victim is asked to contact Detective Anthony Pacheco at (714) 245-8352 or email@example.com.