(LOSANGELES.CBSLOCAL) — The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Altadena Station says a 34-year-old high school teacher kidnapped three juveniles on Saturday evening after asking them for a ride.

John Edward Maust is now behind bars, authorities said.

Officials allege that on Saturday around 9:35 p.m., three juveniles were driving in the area of Genesha Avenue and East Mariposa Street in Altadena.

The students said they noticed Maust, one of their teacher’s standing on the sidewalk, apparently intoxicated.

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