Bijon Watson, of Santa Ana was sentenced to 90 days in jail after being convicted of molesting a 16-year-old student. Watson, was in charge of the jazz program at the Orange County School of the Arts where the molestation took place. Watson pleaded guilty to three counts of Penal Code Section 647.6-Annoying/Molesting a Child, all misdemeanors.
In addition to the 90 days jail, Watson will also be on formal probation for five years, register as a sex offender pursuant to Penal Code Section 290 and attend court mandated sex offender classes.
The victim, who was 12 when she first met Watson said Watson had kissed and fondled her in his office. He also asked her to orally copulate him and sent sexually explicit text messages.