Mon. Jun 24th, 2024
Eddy Bustamante Infante

Santa Ana Police Department

Advisory: SAPD Detectives Re-Arrest After School Instructional Provider For New Child Abuse Charges

On October 4, 2018, Santa Ana Police Department detectives began an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct by a After School Instructional Provider working at Greenville Fundamental Elementary School in the Santa Ana Unified School District.

On October 5, 2018, detectives arrested Eddy Bustamante Infante at his residence for Aggravated Sexual Assault on multiple victims. Infante was booked at the Orange County Jail on multiple child abuse charges. Infante posted bail and was released from custody.

Believing there may be additional victims, SAPD issued a press release requesting media and community assistance in identifying additional victims. On October 9, 2018, Special Crimes Unit detectives learned an additional 9-year-old female was sexually assaulted by Infante, during the after school program at Greenville Elementary School.

On October 10, 2018, detectives re-arrested Infante at his residence for the new allegations. Infante was booked at the Orange County Jail on additional child abuse charges. His bail has been set at $5,000,000.

Santa Ana Police Department detectives still believe there may be additional victims and are working in partnership with the Santa Ana Unified School District to identify and bring forward any additional victims. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Jessica Guidry at (714) 245-8530, jguidry@santa-ana.org or Orange County Crime Stoppers at 1-855-TIP-OCCS.



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