Bakersfield Police have arrested a Bakersfield City School District employee, who they said sexually assaulted a 15-year-old boy Saturday at a party.
Police said Edward Gonzalez, 25, of Bakersfield, was arrested after a boy told police that he was met Gonzalez at a party, and that he was taken to Gonzalez’s home, where he was sexually assaulted. After the assault the boy fled the home and contacted police. The boy was uninjured in the incident.
Gonzalez was later located by investigators and determined to be an employee of the Bakersfield City School District. He was ultimately arrested and booked into the Kern County Jail for numerous charges including sexual assault, false imprisonment and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
It was determined that the victim was not a student of the Bakersfield City School District at the time of the incident.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call Detective Christina Abshire (661) 326-3559, or the Bakersfield Police Department (661) 327-7111.