An instructor with the Long Beach Unified School District was jailed after being accused of having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old woman, according to the Buena Park Cops Department.
John William Gunde, 46, was jailed Dec. 30 on suspicion of unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor, Sgt. Mario Escamilla said.
Gunde is a social studies teacher at Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo High School, authorities said. He was put on paid administrative leave, said Chris Eftychiou, a spokesperson for the school district.
On Dec. 13, Buena Park cops said, they received information about a man having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old woman. Gunde apparently began corresponding with the victim on an online messaging platform and met with the victim where a sexual relationship occurred from October to December 2020, cops said.
Cops asked that anybody with information about the case call them at 714-562-3901; ideas can be anonymously reported to OC Criminal activity Stoppers at 855-847-6227.