Rayburn in court Friday on 17 child molestation charges | TheUnion.com

Rayburn in court Friday on 17 child molestation charges

A Grass Valley man is scheduled to appear at 1:30 p.m. today in Department 3 of Sacramento County Superior Court on 17 charges of misdemeanor molestation of children under 18 years of age, according to jail records.

Gregory Jackson Rayburn, 54, was in Sacramento County jail late Thursday after bring booked Wednesday morning, according to sheriff’s department records.

Rayburn had served in Iraq as an Army National Guard master sergeant from September 2003 until April 2004, according to an interview with The Union shortly after his return. He provided security for some of the 8,000 prisoners in Abu-Ghraib prison in a minimum security area separate from where abuse was reported, Rayburn said.

At the time, Rayburn was a history teacher at Bella Vista High School in Fair Oaks.

Rayburn graduated from Nevada Union High School.


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