California School Coach Accused of Sex with Teen
(Menifee, California) A 23-year-old basketball coach at a Menifee High School, Lauren Matheney, has been arrested for having sex with a 15-year-old student.
Matheney faces counts of oral copulation with a minor and annoying or molesting a minor.
Authorities say the investigation began after officers found 23-year-old Lauren Matheney with a minor in a parked vehicle near Keller and Menifee roads on Jan. 21. Officers learned that Matheney was a JV basketball coach at Paloma Valley High School.Matheney was booked and released on $25,000 bond.
According to police, it became apparent that the relationship between Matheney and the minor was inappropriate and criminal in nature.