Band instructor charged with sexual assault

DIAMOND BAR - A 33-year-old assistant band instructor was arrested Tuesday for allegedly sexually assaulting a 16-year-old female student.The alleged assault took place during the summer of 2006 when Albert Anthony Morales lived in Diamond Bar. The student was attending Sunny Hills High School at the time. Morales had been tutoring band students, specifically as a percussion instructor for the past 13 years. He has taught or volunteered at Diamond Bar High School (1998-2000), Sunny Hills High (2004-09) and Diamond Ranch High (2012-13). Detectives are asking other possible victims to come forward and call Sgt. Dan Scott or Lt. Carlos Marquez at (877) 710-5273.

********** Published: February 14, 2013 - Volume 11 - Issue 44