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.