Prosecutors declined to press charges in a sexual-assault case against a first-grade teacher at Theuerkauf Elementary School, citing concerns about "insufficient evidence."
The teacher, identified as Santa Clara resident Bryan Rios, was arrested in late November on charges of forced sodomy and oral copulation against several women he knew. Early last month, officials at the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office declined to prosecute Rios.
The case against Rios is ongoing, said Capt. Wahid Kazem of the Santa Clara Police Department, which is leading the investigation. Last month, the department publicly urged any other potential victims to come forward and speak with investigators.
"We have plenty of time under the statute of limitations," Kazem said. "We'll follow the steps and keep investigating the case."
The Mountain View Whisman School District is conducting its own investigation, said Superintendant Ayinde Rudolph. The school district placed Rios on administrative leave in early November, which remains in effect.