Placerville police have arrested an El Dorado High School teacher on suspicion of sexual misconduct with students at the school.
Math teacher Daniel Mummy, 33, was arrested on suspicion of seven misdemeanor counts of annoying or molesting children and a count of sexual battery by a person of authority.
His bail has been set at $95,000.
Detectives were called to El Dorado High School on Thursday to investigate reports that a teacher had touched female students at the campus. Students told officers that Mummy had been touching them inappropriately while they were at the school, police said.
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Investigators allege that Mummy has been engaging in the inappropriate touching since October.
The El Dorado Union High School District released a statement that said in part: “We are required to protect the due process and privacy rights of everyone involved in this unfortunate situation and cannot discuss further details. The teacher has been placed on administrative leave and is no longer on campus.”