Samantha Lee Ciotta Snapchat video: A former Beaumont High school teacher faces likely additional felony charges after compromising footage is discovered.
Samantha Lee Ciotta a Beaumont High School teacher arrested in early September after accusations of having had sex with a teen student is expected to have new felony charges brought against her after a Snapchat Video of the 32 year old married school teacher showed her wearing nothing but ‘shirt and panties.’
In an exclusive via patch, the 32 year old married Beaumont, California teacher is filmed in the company of two shirtless minor boys while drinking alcohol. It is thought Ciotta went on to have sex with at least one of the boys, with investigators yet to say if the woman had sex with both boys.
The latest revelations come after Ciotta was first arrested Sept. 20. At the time the English teacher had been charged with unlawful sex and oral copulation with a minor, and released from custody the next day after posting $150,000 bail.
Notice of the Snapchat Video starring Ciotta comes after a high school student asked a fellow pupil who’d posted it if the woman in the video was ‘Mrs. Ciotta.’ The reply according to documents obtained by patch was, ‘Yes … Bro, I’m gettin’ in deep … been f—— (Ciotta) and getting threesomes for the past couple weeks (at her house).’
The other student who allegedly appeared in the Snapchat video told an adult Ciotta had sex with a student, and ‘If [police] have her phone, then they will find out,’ according to documents.
Samantha Lee Ciotta Snapchat video: A home search leads to additional discoveries
Upon having obtained a warrant to search Ciotta’s cell phone along with the Banning home she shared with her husband and two young children cops had a few more surprises waiting for them.
While searching Ciotta’s home, detectives found a ‘torn-up, hand-written note that mentioned the juvenile victim by name.’ The note reports patch, ‘appeared to be written to Samantha Ciotta’s husband, explaining her relationship’ with the underage student.
According to an initial arrest affidavit, Ciotta allegedly bedded her first known teen victim over the course of several months after meeting him in a freshman English class she taught nearly two years earlier.
Documents told of Ciotta taking a special interest in the student who at the time was failing her English class which she’d started teaching after joining Beaumont High School in August 2015.
Documents described the boy, as a 14-year-old orphan living with a family member after his mother died and his father was sent to prison. By now Ciotta had become the boy’s effective champion.
Along with a series of run-ins involving the boy and his guardian which later included the boy’s teacher, the woman’s lawyer husband come early October filed for divorce.
In his October 4 divorce motion, the husband noted having already moved out of the family home and being granted temporary sole custody of their two children.