San Marcos High Teacher Arrested for Sending Explicit Photos

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Source: Santa Barbara Police Department

On Thursday 9-30-21, a juvenile male victim reported to Santa Barbara Police Officers that he had been communicating with a person on a location-based social networking application. The juvenile victim reported receiving messages of a “sexting” nature, and eventually received explicit photographs of the suspect. The juvenile recognized the suspect, Jarrod M. Bradley (DOB 10-28-75) as a teacher and tennis coach at San Marcos High School. The suspect, Bradley, is a Goleta resident.
 
Santa Barbara Police Detectives, with assistance from Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Department Detectives, contacted and arrested Bradley at San Marcos High School today. Bradley was booked at Santa Barbara County Jail for Penal Codes 288.2 (a) distributing harmful materials to a minor, and 288.3(a) communicating with a minor with criminal intent. The investigation is ongoing and no further information will be released at this time.

The Santa Barbara Police Department is urging any more victims or anyone with information related to this investigation to contact the Santa Barbara Police Department: Detective Sgt. Larson 805-897-2347.

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8051987 Oct 02, 2021 01:54 PM
San Marcos High Teacher Arrested for Sending Explicit Photos

That’s messed up. What is a minor doing on an app that explicitly prohibits minors? Catfishing? Bad motives? Hoping to sue SMHS and make a quick buck? It’s sad all around. But the saddest part is the culture of homophobia in SB. If guys could actually put a face pic on their profile on gay apps without fear, this wouldn’t have happened. As an SMHS alumnus and former student of award-winning teacher Mr. Bradley, this whole ordeal is whack. I hope the kid faces consequences more than just karma and getting banned from the app.

ger8t Oct 02, 2021 06:42 PM
San Marcos High Teacher Arrested for Sending Explicit Photos

"Ger8t, the fact that you and your wife aren't homophobic is truly Gr8t. You're just two people. If you really think your views must represent the majority in the area, I mean...."

Don't forget my daughter, that is 3. Provide me with evidence that the majority of people living in sb are homophobic and I will agree with you.

Seabird Oct 02, 2021 09:49 PM
San Marcos High Teacher Arrested for Sending Explicit Photos

@Alexblue, the app is for people over the age of 18. So this juvenile lied about his age in order to use it. Apps of this nature are not illegal, and if this juvenile assumed any desire for privacy, he would not have made his profile visible to strangers and most certainly would not have engaged in any lengthy kind of conversation. Additionally, it's common for people to ask for, and receive, explicit content within apps like this. Why was the juvenile on the app in the first place, and would he have still reported it, had it *not* been a teacher that he recognized? I suspect the defense attorneys will have a few legs to stand on. This is very weird.

PitMix Oct 04, 2021 08:45 AM
San Marcos High Teacher Arrested for Sending Explicit Photos

805, where did the story state these facts about violating the policies of the site so you could accuse the victim of nefarious motives?
Homophobia is not the cause of this arrest. The charges indicate he clearly knew the victim was a juvenile. Bad judgment IS a crime.

letmego Oct 04, 2021 10:34 AM
San Marcos High Teacher Arrested for Sending Explicit Photos

I hope that 805 is correct. Unfortunately, even if the student was illegally on the app (which I have no proof of, since I don't know the app or the age rules) it does not bode well for Mr. Bradley. The whole thing makes me sad. He seemed to be a dedicated, fabulous teacher.

ger8t Oct 04, 2021 04:34 PM
San Marcos High Teacher Arrested for Sending Explicit Photos

"GER8T, thanks, the thing is I don't care if you agree or disagree with me."
Right back at you.

" If you want to know more about homophobia in your community get out and ask some questions. Or don't."

I didn't make the accusation that SB has a culture of homophobia. No evidence has been provided on this forum to support the accusation. Nothing more than that. As far as getting out and asking questions, were you suggesting something like this: Hi Vons clerk, are you homophobic?

ParvoPup Oct 02, 2021 05:13 PM
San Marcos High Teacher Arrested for Sending Explicit Photos

What idiot in their possibly momentary coherent mind would even dare to post anything even remotely sexual in nature about anyone or anything - much less about a minor.

I thought all you Gen X, Gen Z, Millennials were all "tech savvy" and some such - yet you persist in advertising your perversions online for all to see.

Ever heard about "quiet desperation"?

Keep it to yourselves and stay off the Internet.

Ahchooo Oct 02, 2021 09:33 PM
San Marcos High Teacher Arrested for Sending Explicit Photos

The photos were of the adult suspect himself. This article does not say anything about him being depicted in an illegal sex act—where did you get that, Doulie? His alleged crime was that he sent the explicit photos to a minor. What is not clear is whether he knew the recipient was a minor. Was the social network site open to minors? This article doesn’t have enough info. I withhold judgement until I know more.

doulie Oct 03, 2021 06:10 AM
San Marcos High Teacher Arrested for Sending Explicit Photos

AHCHOOO - The juvenile victim reported receiving messages of a “sexting” nature and eventually received explicit photographs of the suspect. Please read the definition of sexting and you'll understand the crime alleged. Yes, it's possible the suspect did not know the victim was a minor. But, I suspect investigators eliminated (that possibility) or the arrest should not have been made. I'm not passing judgement but it does not look good for 'heem.

Transparent Oct 03, 2021 02:07 PM
San Marcos High Teacher Arrested for Sending Explicit Photos

You can't (legally or morally) throw around accusations like that in a comment section. If you know something, call the police. If you don't, then don't speculate and rumor-monger when the life of the person you are accusing stands in the balance.

Luvaduck Oct 03, 2021 12:12 PM
San Marcos High Teacher Arrested for Sending Explicit Photos

If the reporting person is under 18 and the site asked for confirmation of age before being granted access and an underage person lied, how can he claim anything about anybody/anything on that site? Illegally accessing the site obviates any questions of sexual orientation or conduct. If some one of age requesters a complaint, that's another story. If someone illegally enters my house, they have no right to post any pictures of me on the internet regardless of content.

hatsoff2ya Oct 03, 2021 01:42 PM
San Marcos High Teacher Arrested for Sending Explicit Photos

Maybe having a playboy subscription belonging to "Dad," and storing the whole lot in the garage is not the most helpful message to send to a young girl.
Why not take the high road and raise your children in the best way possible.
And save your perversions to yourself.

a-1633318104 Oct 03, 2021 08:28 PM
San Marcos High Teacher Arrested for Sending Explicit Photos

For SBConservative (who’s comment was deleted), who claims that predatory behavior has been going on for over 10 years: by not reporting it, aren’t you complicit (if in fact it is true)? If it is true, you should be arrested for abetting a criminal. I’ll wait until I know facts from a reputable source before I pass judgement.

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