Rebecca Eileen Diebolt is a teacher and coach in Southern California who has been arrested for allegedly having multiple sexual encounters with a female student over the course of four years. The alleged victim was 15 years old when the inappropriate sexual contact allegedly began.
The 35-year-old Rebecca Eileen Diebolt (mugshot photo above) is a language arts teacher as well as a swimming and water polo coach at Valencia High School in Placentia, California, which is located in Orange County. Her name is variously reported as Rebecca Diebolt and she is a resident of Brea, CA.
According to Orange County Register, quoting the official Placentia Police Department statement, the alleged victim, a female, contacted the police and told them that she and Diebolt began having a sexual relationship in 2004.
The alleged victim was 15 years old at the time and Diebolt was her teacher. She further alleges that the sexual relationship lasted through 2008, continuing after she graduated high school and attended college. She further told police that the sexual incidents took place in the classroom and at Diebolt’s residence.
Rebecca Eileen Diebolt was arrested on suspicion sexual contact with a person under the age of 18, and booked into Orange County Jail. According to the police statement she is alleged to have had “multiple sexual encounters” with the alleged victim.
As for additional details of Rebecca Eileen Diebolt’s bio and professional background, the newspaper reports that she has been a teacher since 2003 at the high school, as per the school’s official Web site. NBC4 reports that she is a married mother.
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