School worker arrested for molestation

May 2, 2008 10:07:24 AM PDT
A woman who worked in El Dorado County schools has been arrested on suspicion of molesting children.

Authorities say Trina Lynn Rodriguez, 30, inappropriately touched some children and sent some children sexually explicit text messages on her cell phone. Five children under 14 were involved.

Rodriguez says the allegations are false and she is confused about the arrest. She tells KCRA-TV in Sacramento that she is a hugger, not a molester.

The El Dorado County Office of Education has employed her in its after-school programs at Lake Forest School and Silva Valley Elementary School in El Dorado Hills.