What will be posted faster: that an eighth-grade teacher at Nicolas Junior High School in Fullerton may have molested a couple boys or the "attaboys" for those lads.
Indeed, it never fails when we report female teachers have been arrested for alleged sex acts with underage boys that we receive a chorus of props for the males. If it's a man with underage girls--or both parties are the same sex--not so much.
So, we expect the same reader treatment for Melissa Lindgren, 28, of La Mirada.
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She was arrested Friday on suspicion of felony child molestation, child annoyance and the dissemination of harmful matter to a minor and booked into the city jail, where she made her
$10,000 $100,000 bail and was released, according to Fullerton Police Sgt. Jeff Stuart.
That same day, school officials learned that Lindgren may have engaged in sexual behavior with a student and immediately notified Fullerton police, said Stuart, who added the subsequent investigation uncovered a possible second boy victim.
Lindgren is scheduled to be arraigned April 9 at the North Justice Center in Fullerton.