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Irvine high school teacher charged with sending naked pics to a student


Dominic Witter

A 25-year-old teacher at an Irvine high school has been arrested on charges of sending explicit pictures of himself to an underage student, authorities announced today.

Dominic Witter, a Laguna Niguel resident, teaches English and coaches girls track and boys soccer at Crean Lutheran High, a private school with the motto, “Proclaiming Jesus Christ Through Excellence In Education!”

According to a statement from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, Witter was arrested Thursday night at a Laguna Hills pizzeria after arriving for what he thought was an arranged meeting with the girl. Instead, he met authorities from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, the Irvine Police Department, Homeland Security Investigations and ICE -- all part of something called the Orange County Child Exploitation Task Force.