Simi Teacher Arrested

Simi Teacher Arrested
Simi Teacher Arrested, Residents in Simi Valley are in shock after the arrest of an elementary school teacher.

Garden Grove Elementary School teacher Malia Brooks, 32, has been arrested and her bail was set at $2 million. The arrest comes three months after allegations first surfaced at the school.

Simi Valley police announced they arrested a teacher for having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old student, but they would not confirm that it is Brooks connected to that specific case.

Eyewitness News has confirmed that Brooks has been on paid administrative leave since March and was being investigated for an inappropriate relationship with a student.

We knocked on her door of Brooks' Simi Valley house, but a man who came to the door did not want to make a comment. The school district also did not return our phone calls for a comment. But parents told Eyewitness News they received an email from the school principal on Tuesday confirming the arrest of a staff member.

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