Today, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office/Sacramento Valley Hi Tech Crimes Task Force arrested Steven Richard Kester (75), of Orangevale, for multiple counts of felony Lewd and Lascivious Acts with a Child Under 14. Kester is a retired teacher and former substitute teacher for the Folsom Cordova Unified School District (FCUSD) and other schools in the Sacramento area. This arrest is the result of a collaborative investigation by the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Kester is currently being held in the Sacramento County Main Jail without bail.
This is an active and ongoing criminal investigation. Any community members with information regarding this investigation are urged to contact the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office at (916) 874-5115.
Sergeant Rod Grassmann