3rd Employee At Migrant Children Center In Highland Park Arrested For Sexual Battery

Thursday, September 16, 2021
Rebeka Perez
Rebeka Perez
A third female employee who worked at a migrant children facility in Highland Park has been charged with sexual battery by an authority figure.
 
Rebeka Perez, 22, was booked at the Silverdale Detention Center.
 
Police said she had inappropriate contact with a 16-year-old male.
 
She was charged by Chattanooga Police Special Victims Unit investigators.
 
Arrested earlier were Florencia Guadalupe Renderos Morales, 22, and Randi Jean Duarte, 35.

Police said, "We want to thank our partners, Department of Health and Human Services and Homeland Security Investigations, for their assistance in this continuing investigation."

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The clerk at Mapco at 1227 East Main St. said a white male came into the store, caused a "ruckus," and took two honey buns. The clerk told him to leave the property, but he refused. Upon police arrival, the male had already left the scene. The clerk did not want to press charges but did want him trespassed from the property. Officers checked the area but were unable to locate the ... (click for more)

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