CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 20, 1999 |
A Santa Ana schoolteacher accused of molesting his students at Spurgeon Intermediate School pleaded not guilty Tuesday. Juan Carlos Contreras, 41, a computer teacher, has been charged with eight counts of lewd conduct on a child younger than 14, district attorney spokeswoman Tori Richards said. There were three alleged victims, but "we are continuing to investigate for more possible victims," Richards said. Bail has been set at $100,000.