[UPDATED with DA's Charges:] Richard Rack, Middle School Teacher, Accused of Sexy Time with 5 Girl Students

See update at the end of this post about the charges filed today against Richard John Rack by the Orange County District Attorney's office.

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ORIGINAL POST, JUNE 25, 2:03 P.M.: Five girls claim a Huntington Beach San Clemente middle school teacher was sexually inappropriate around them, including one alleging lewd conduct, another who claims the 50-year-old convinced her to send him nude photos of herself and a third who swears they had sex.

Some alleged victims came forward after news broke that Richard John Rack of Shorecliffs Middle School had been arrested.

That happened after a middle school student came forward way back on Nov. 30, 2010, to report to the Orange County Sheriff's Department that Rack asked her to wear low-cut blouses and said things to her such as "nice figure." (You'd think Rack would say "Nice me.")

The resulting investigation involved interviews with Rack's past and current students, including the one who reported the teacher asked for nudie photos of her.

The teacher was placed on administrative leave in December 2011, but he was not arrested until June 6, and he posted bond three days later. But a search of his phone records uncovered a third possible victim who said she had a sexual relationship with her teacher that continued after he made bail.

He was arrested a second time on Thursday, this time on suspicion of oral copulation of a minor 16 years old or younger and lewd acts with a child 14 years old or younger. After his mug shot from that arrest was publicized that same day, a fourth girl came forward with lewd act allegations against her former teacher.

Then, on Friday night, a fifth girl contacted investigations with sexual misconduct against Rack that happened a year ago, when she was 14 or under.

At last word Rack was being held in lieu of $250,000 bail. Meanwhile, investigators fear there may be even more victims and encourage anyone with information to call 855.TIP.OCCS or 855.847.6227.

UPDATE, JUNE 25, 3:15 P.M.: Filling in some of the blanks that led to the recent arrest and re-arrest of a middle school math teacher, the Orange County District Attorney's office (OCDA) announced today that Richard John Rack has been charged with sexually assaulting an eighth grade female student while alone with her at Shorecliff Middle School in San Clemente.

The San Clemente 50-year-old is now charged with five felony counts of lewd acts on a child and one felony count of oral copulation of a minor under 16 for the case involving the eighth grader. He was previously charged with two misdemeanor counts of child annoyance for alleged crimes involving two other female students.

Conviction on the felony counts could send Rack to state prison for up to six years and four months, while the maximum sentence for the misdemeanor rap is two years in jail. He would also be eligible for lifetime registration as a sex offender.

The OCDA reports that Rack is now being held in lieu of $1 million bail, and he has a pre-trial hearing scheduled July 18 in Newport Beach.

Here is the OCDA breakdown on what allegedly happened at Shorecliffs Middle School:

Between April and November 2011, Rack is accused of engaging in inappropriate, unlawfully annoying conduct toward two students at the school, 13-year-olds Jane Doe #1 and Jane Doe #2. The defendant is accused of hugging and making lewd comments to the victims. 

. . .

Between February 2009 and October 2010, Rack is accused of sexually assaulting 14-year-old Jane Doe #3 including lewd touching and oral copulation. He is accused of primarily sexually assaulting the victim while alone with her on campus.

The Orange County Sheriff's Department investigation into Rack is ongoing, as is the OCDA's. According to the prosecutors' statement, anyone with additional information or who believes they have been a victim of the teacher is asked to contact Supervising District Attorney Investigator Lou Gutierrez at 714.347.8794.

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Fugly16
Fugly16

The Paulady and fatboozer are none other than the infamous cyberbully, Laureen Foat.  Google her name to see.  Incredibly she worked as a teacher's aide at Rack's school, and now is working with children at Dana Hills HS.  If your kids are at either school, you better pay attention to what is going on.

Paulady16
Paulady16

What is funny is that Randy Charles Morin is the child rapist fat boozer. HA!

fatboozer16
fatboozer16

Randy Charles Morin of Talk-Sports is most LIKELY the WORST and BIGGEST Cyber Stalker, Predator, and Psychotic Cyber Bully/Child Molester in the WORLD!!! Randy loves to make up bully boards on innocent woman. Stalk them and make a series of horrible lies about them and personal made up stores. Randy is the only one allowed to post on their boards and insult them horribly. Post their personal home and work address and phone numbers on their bully blogs. Anyone else defending the so called bully’s blog will get persecuted by Randy and the poor person that has the bully blog has another year to have her bully blog up because, she cannot defend herself or have friends do so. What Randy is doing is illegal and it is slanderous. Plus, he is stalking and hacking into personal accounts and posting on them. Randy has only cruel intentions and HAS NO INTENTION on taking the bully blogs down. Randy is demented. He spends all his time talking and asking himself questions on here amusing himself because, he got his account suspended from Formspring for harassment and stalking. Randy spends probably most 90% of his time here and the other flirting with underaged girls or molesting his daughter. Then, he is busy hacking into accounts. We need more voices out their to stop this monster. Randy Charles Morin 57 Lent Cresent, Brampton, Ontario L6Y5E5 Home: 905-454-8024 Work: 416-802-7968 E-mail Randy @randy@kbcafe.com*Do call child protective services on this monster for neglecting his kids while, spending his whole day stalking and harassing woman. The sick pervert needs to be locked up for life. He should not even be allowed to be around children. He is teaching his children to get away with cyber bullying. CPS: 416-924-4646 God Bless…


johnhenery1959
johnhenery1959

When this story broke 6 months ago 9 to 10 young school age girl students in S.C. were cyber talking about this teacher keeping them over for special lessons?.. What a creep , this was not Indiana Jones Teaching college students.

UNTOUCHABLE
UNTOUCHABLE

this explains why all the girls at schs are slores.....lol

Wow
Wow

Same bail amount as the drunk / hit-and-run driver in Santa Ana who killed a 5 year old and critically injured the mother and sister? These laws are whack!

Bill T.
Bill T.

Ahhhh, troll baiting. He he he.

Mary G. Perry
Mary G. Perry

Constitution.  Did anyone teach you about the duty to warn parents? ..DemoforFrank.blogspot.com

Streets
Streets

Hey Mitch and Age what are the statistics on white perverts?  

GUEST
GUEST

Farley had a duty to public inform parents that Rack was placed on administrative leave... after an investigation was in progress for over a year. While Superintendent at Anaheim Union HS District, Joe Farley botched up another teacher's life, Christopher Ontiveros (Oxford Academy), and jumped ship before Ontiveros was acquitted at trial in June 2011.... but Farley never fails, he landed on his feet as the highest paid Superintendent in Orange County, CA and couldn't resist another one of his urges to destroy more lives by BOTCHING up an investigation that destroyed careers of reputatable and long-term teachers and football coaches. HEH FARLEY.... did anyone teach you that child endangerment is MUCH MORE SERIOUS than sticking your nose in athletic accounting records you know nothing about.  Maybe you should have been more concerned about RICHARD RACK's activities and review coursework about the U.S. Constitution.  Did anyone teach you about the duty to warn parents?   ..

concerned
concerned

Shorecliffs Middle School is in the Capistrano Unified School District, under the supervision of Superintendent Joseph Farley.... I would like to know why the parents were not notified sooner about the investigation that allegedly commenced in November 2010.... Farley has a duty to alert parents and he NEVER did when he was at Anaheim Union HS District.

Fugly16
Fugly16

@fatboozer16 You must be Laureen Ann Hurlburt-Foat, the infamous cyber bully that incredibly was a teacher's aide at Rack's school.  SMFH!

econdo
econdo

There is a teachers aide at the school named Laureen Foat, who is a huge cyber-bully.  Google her name for the story.  What is wrong with the people that hire at this school?  Don't they do background checks?

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