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Sun Valley Wrestling Coach Charged

Terry Gillard | Sun Valley Wrestling Coach convicted of child sexual abuse

Coach Terry Terrell Gillard, a long time youth wrestling coach has been charged with over 24 counts of child molestation in the Los Angeles Superior Court. Coach Gillard has coached wrestling in the San Fernando Valley for nearly 30 years and is well known as a wrestling coach for both boys and girls. He faces significant prison time if convicted.

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Coach Ronnie Lee Roman Guilty

Coach Ronnie Lee Roman Guilty of Child Molestation

Cahuenga Elementary and Vine Elementary Coach Ronnie Lee Roman guilty on seven counts of child sexual abuse. Roman was an employee of the Los Angeles Unified School District when he molested the children who where in an after school program. Coach Ronnie sexually abused the children on school property as well as at the children’s homes.

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Middle School Field Trip Molestation

Hugo Paniagua, Field Trip Chaperone, Booking Photo

Hugo Paniagua was arrested by Los Angeles Police Department after detectives investigated reports that he inappropriately touched a Patrick Henry Middle School student during a field trip. Paniagua was working as a parent chaperone during the field trip.

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Vance Miller Sexual Abuse Complaint

Documents and Case Files Regarding Child Sexual Abuse Lawsuits Represted by the Law Office of Anthony DeMarco

Vance Miller was accused of sexually abusing at least four children when he was a music teacher at Hamilton High School. As a result of the allegations, Miller was investigated by the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) and by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD). However the investigations never resulted in any criminal charges. The LAUSD agreed to pay a settlement in a lawsuit represented by Anthony DeMarco.

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LAUSD Lawyer Fired

In late 2014 a lawyer for California’s largest school district, the L.A. Unified School District, successfully argued that a 14-year old, 8th grader was partially responsible for being raped and sexually abused by her teacher Elkis Hermida. The attorney who argued on behalf of the school district, W. Keith Wyatt, was subsequently fired after an interview that aired on KPCC, a local public radio station. NBC News interviewed California Child Abuse Attorney, Anthony DeMarco regarding his thoughts on the controversy as a local child sexual abuse expert.

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Vance Miller, LAUSD music teacher, sued for allegedly molesting students

Pasadena’s local public media station, KPCC, and the Los Angeles Times report about the civil lawsuit that we filed regarding a Los Angeles School District music teacher who is accused of molesting children at Hamilton High School, where he worked. The alleged perpetrator, Vance Miller, is accused of maintaining an ongoing sexual relationship with one of the children for three to four years.

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Five more alleged victims accuse L.A. teacher of abuse | L.A. NOW | Los Angeles Times

In The News… Five more alleged victims have contacted sheriff’s investigators since they announced the arrest of a longtime Miramonte Elementary School teacher accused of abusing children in his classroom, authorities said. The children’s allegations must all be verified to determine whether any additional charges can be filed against Mark Berndt, 61, who is expected…

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California: 2nd Teacher Charged – The New York Times

In The News… A second teacher at Miramonte Elementary school in Los Angeles has been accused of child abuse. Martin Springer was arrested on Friday, days after another teacher, Mark Berndt, 61, was charged with committing lewd acts upon a child. After Mr. Berndt’s arrest, the Los Angles Sheriff’s Department received accusations that Mr. Springer,…

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L.A. Unified seeks dismissal of music teacher in abuse case – latimes

In The News… After this week’s arrest of a teacher for alleged lewd conduct with 23 students, Los Angeles schools Supt. John Deasy is moving swiftly on a separate case, seeking the dismissal of a popular music teacher at Hamilton High School who allegedly had sexual relationships with students. Two former students, now adults, accuse…

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