THERMAL – A teacher at Desert Mirage High School in Thermal is in custody in Imperial County on child molestation charges.
Anthony Robert Korwin, 59, was arrested June 6 and subsequently charged with lewd acts and attempted lewd acts with a child under 14, contact with a minor to commit a sexual offense and meeting with a minor for lewd acts. He is being held at the El Centro jail, according to Imperial County jail records.
A Coachella Valley Unified School District representative could not immediately be reached for comment.
Details on Korwin’s alleged June 5 offense were unavailable. Officials at the Brawley courthouse, where Korwin had a pretrial and bail review hearing Monday morning, said his next scheduled hearing is June 19.
According to Desert Mirage’s website, Korwin is a green energy and technology teacher.