ESL Teacher Accused of Helping Convicts Escape OC Men’s Jail
The entire region is on edge waiting for the police to recapture these three dangerous escaped inmates. Hossein Nayeri, 37, Jonathan Tieu, 20, and Bac Duong, 43 are considered armed and extremely dangerous. There have been five arrests in the ongoing investigation. Then, we learn about a woman named Nooshafarin Ravaghi stands accused of helping the treacherous trio happens to be an English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher.
Authorities arrested a woman believed to have provided key materials to three inmates who escaped the Orange County Central Men’s Jail. The Orange County Sheriff’s Department announced the arrest Thursday and said “upwards” of 10 arrests had been made in connection to the escape, which includes five arrests made on Wednesday. Several other arrests would also be made Thursday involving parole and probation violations, authorities said.
OCSD Lt. Jeff Hallock said around 3 p.m., an English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher who had worked for the jail since July 2015 had been taken into custody. Nooshafarin Ravaghi, 44, of Lake Forest, is suspected of directly contributing to the escape of the inmates and providing planning tools, such as Google Maps of the facility, which helped the trio. Ravaghi is currently employed by the Rancho Santiago Community College District as a part-time ESL teacher since late 2014, according to Hallock and the district.
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