Rancho Santa Margarita, CA - Scott Andrew Christensen , a Rancho Santa Margarita after-school child care leader was yesterday of molesting two young boys during program hours while entrusted to care for them at an afterschool daycare program.
Christensen was previously convicted in 2008 of two felony counts of lewd acts on a child under the age of 14 years with a sentencing enhancement allegation of substantial sexual conduct with a child who was under 14 years old and faces 10 years in state prison for that case.
He faces a maximum sentence of 55 years to life in state prison for both cases and his sentencing is scheduled for June 1, 2012, at 9:00 a.m.
At the time of the crimes, Christensen was a 6-year employee as a Child Care Leader at The Learning Connection (TLC), an after-school daycare program hosted by the Saddleback Valley Unified School District at elementary schools in Southern California.
On two occasions between Sept. 1, 2005, and Aug. 7, 2006, Christensen sexually assaulted John Doe #2 when he was 5 to 6 years old.
On one occasion between May 6, 2000, and Aug. 1, 2004, Christensen sat next to John Doe #3 during a movie while the lights were off and exhibited inappropriate behavior..
Christensen's lifetime registration as a sex offender would bar him from entering County recreational areas and City parks which have passed the Sex Offender Ordinance..