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On January 10, 2012, San Jose police investigators arrested Craig Chandler, 35, of San Jose on suspicion of aggravated sexual assault of a child, a felony. Chandler is a teacher at O.B. Whaley Elementary School, 2655 Alvin Avenue, in San Jose, and has been employed at O.B. Whaley as a teacher the past 9 years. Chandler currently taught a 2nd/3rd grade combination class.
Chandler was booked into the Santa Clara County Jail on suspicion of violating section 269(a) of the California Penal Code – Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child – where he is being held without bail. Chandler is suspected of committing the sexual assault between August 2011 and October 2011.
Anyone having been victimized by the suspect, or anyone with information about this case or about the suspect, is urged to contact Detective Sean Pierce of the San Jose Police Department, Sexual Assaults Unit, at (408) 537-1395.