BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) – A Kern County detentions deputy was arrested Thursday on suspicion of trying to get sexual favors from a Waso High School student, according to the Sheriff’s Office.
Miguel Saldana, 23, allegedly sent sexually explicit Snapchat messages to the student.
The Sheriff’s Office said the student reported the alleged activity to a school official, who relayed the report to law enforcement.
Saldana was a volunteer assistant coach at Wasco High School in addition to his job of about two years with the Sheriff’s Office.
Saldana has been placed on administrative leave from the Sheriff’s Office pending the outcome of the investigation.