Teacher goes to trial on molestation charges

LA MIRADA - A substitute teacher accused of committing lewd acts on a female student during class will go to trial Aug. 6, officials with the district attorney's office said this week.Ted Nishihara, 29, was a substitute teacher at Los Coyotes Middle School in La Mirada when he allegedly touched a girl inappropriately, authorities said. The girl told her mother, who reported the alleged incident to the Norwalk Sheriff's Station. School guidance counselors had previously received complaints from female students that Nishihara stared at their breasts and made them uncomfortable, according to reports. Nishihara was arrested March 12 and released on $200,000 bond.

********** Published: June 21, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 10