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Gilroy Police Department
Sunday February 13th, 2022 :: 02:05 p.m. PST


Suspect Arrested for Child Molestation

On February 12, 2022, 51-year-old Roy Darr from Gilroy was arrested for child molestation.  Darr is a paraprofessional (instructional aide) at Christopher High School.
The juvenile victim was known to Darr and was not related to his employment.  There is no information to indicate there are additional victims at this time.
Darr was subsequently booked into the Santa Clara County Jail on the charges of 289(j) PC, penetration with a foreign object, and 288.5(a) PC, continuous sexual abuse of a child.
The Gilroy Unified School District was notified of Darr’s arrest.
If you have any additional information, please contact Detective Esthela Rocha at (408) 846-0334. 
Parties wishing to remain anonymous may call our Tip Line at (408) 846-0330.
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Gilroy Police Department
7301 Hanna St
Gilroy, CA 95020

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