See Update No. 2 on page 2 on the total number of victims pinned to John Mordecai Scott rising to five, and the potential penalty now standing at 111 years in state prison. Update No. 1 was on the piano teacher's original arraignment.
ORIGINAL POST, AUG. 11, 8:17 A.M.: A 58-year-old man who taught piano to children at his Lake Forest home and two South County music shops has been arrested for allegedly taking lewd photos of at least two female students.
Courtesy of Orange County Sheriff's Department A parent's tip led to John Mordecai Scott's arrest.
An investigation by the Orange County Child Exploitation Task Force led to the arrest of John Mordecai Scott at his home in the 20700 block of El Toro Road in Lake Forest on Friday, according to a statement from Orange County Sheriff's Lt. Jeff Hallock, the department spokesman.
While the case currently centers on two girls, investigators fear there may be other victims.More »