South Medford High Teacher Charged with Multiple Sex Crimes

On December 8th, the Medford Police Department became aware of a possible inappropriate relationship between a student and a teacher at South Medford High School. Officials with the Medford School District were notified and the teacher in question was immediately placed on administrative leave.

An investigation was conducted which resulted in probable cause to arrest the teacher, Tyler Cienfuegos, 26 years old, for the following crimes:

  • 8 counts Sex Abuse 2nd Degree (felony)
  • 5 counts Sex Abuse 3rd Degree (misdemeanor)
  • 10 counts Contributing to a Sexual Delinquency of a Minor (misdemeanor)

On December 10th, at 3:30 p.m., Cienfuegos was contacted and arrested without incident. He was lodged in the Jackson County Jail on the above listed charges, bail: $135,000.

Medford Police Detectives have no information to suggest there are other victims at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact Medford Police, 541-770-4783, and reference case 21-19893.

Courtesy of MPD

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