On Monday, April 8, 2013, at approximately 3:12 PM, deputies from the Perris Police Department responded to the Val Verde Unified School District in reference to a reported crime of Harmful Matter Sent with the Intent of Seduction of a Minor (288 (b)(1) of the California Penal Code).
Perris Police Department investigators assumed control of the investigation. The suspect was identified as, Jeffrey Rightmire, 41 years old of Murrieta. Rightmire, who is a teacher employed by the Val Verde Unified School District, was arrested and booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center for sending harmful matter by text and internet, with the intent to seduce a minor.
The investigation revealed there were no additional victims in this case. Anyone who may have information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Investigator Barajas from the Perris Station at (951) 210-1049 or PerrisStation@RiversideSheriff.org
Citizens may also submit an anonymous tip using the Sheriff’s CrimeTips online form.