LAUSD Teacher Pleads Guilty to Molestation Charges

A 51-year-old Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) teacher pleaded guilty to charges of child molestation. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the teacher admitted to having a relationship with a 14-year-old between June and September of 2005. When questioned about the relationship on July 10, 2012, he led police on a high-speed chase that ended when he crashed his pickup truck into a tree. He faced three counts of committing a lewd act on a child, two counts of oral copulation, one count of sexual penetration by a foreign object, and one count of evading an officer. He pleaded guilty to two counts of committing a lewd act on a child and one count of evading an officer.

According to California Penal Code Section 288: “Any person who willfully and lewdly commits any lewd or lascivious act … upon or with the body, or any part or member thereof, of a child who is under the age of 14 years, with the intent of arousing, appealing to, or gratifying the lust, passions, or sexual desires of that person or the child, is guilty of a felony and shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for three, six, or eight years.”

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