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Willowbrook teacher accused of molesting 3 teenage girls

April 26, 2013|By Joe Mozingo
  • Juan Cardoza, 55, a teacher at New Designs Charter School in Willowbrook, was arrested this week for allegedly molesting three girls at the school between the ages of 14 and 15.
Juan Cardoza, 55, a teacher at New Designs Charter School in Willowbrook,… (Los Angeles County Sheriff's…)

Los Angeles County sheriff’s detectives arrested a 55-year-old teacher at a charter school in Willowbrook who allegedly molested three teenage girls.

The alleged incidents occurred at the New Designs Charter School between October and March, according to a sheriff’s bulletin. The girls were 14 and 15.

The teacher, Juan Cardoza, was taken into custody at his home Wednesday. The L.A. County district attorney's office filed four felony counts of lewd acts with a child and one felony county of annoying and molesting a child. Cardoza is being held in lieu of $320,000 bail.


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