WEST SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A man has been arrested in connection to the sexual assault investigation of a 12-year-old girl in West Sacramento, police say.

West Sacramento police say they started investigating the case on Monday. Detectives say probable cause was then developed to arrest one man, Taylor Lewis Gholar.

Early Tuesday morning, was pulled over in West Sacramento and taken into custody. Gholar has been booked into the Yolo County Detention Facility. He is facing several charges, including sending child pornography, annoying or molesting a minor, sending lewd matter to a minor and arranging to meet a minor for sex.

The Sacramento City Unified School District said Gholar previously worked at Oak Ridge Elementary School in 2016. In a statement, the district said they are cooperating with the investigation.

“We are extremely disturbed by these allegations and are working closely with law enforcement on this matter. We want our families to know that the safety and security of our students continues to be a top priority at our schools even when individuals are not District employees. We will continue to keep our community updated with as much information as possible while protecting the privacy of all involved.”


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