February 3, 2020
A former music teacher at Indio’s Desert Ridge Academy pleaded guilty to engaging in sex acts with one of his underage female students, prosecutors said today.
Ruben Jesse Flores of Indio, 31, was arrested on April 30, 2018, after police said the mother of the victim found “suggestive texts on her daughter’s cellphone and notified police,” according to Sgt. Daniel Marshall of the Indio Police Department.
Flores was charged with eight counts of lewd acts with a child, four counts of sexual penetration with a foreign object and two counts