Former LA Area Aide Charged With Sexual Assault

A former LA area teacher’s aide has been charged with 11 felony charges related to lewd acts committed on a child.

Jorge Luis Dominguez, was charged with 10 counts of lewd acts on a child under 14 and one count each of lewd acts on a child 14 or older and possession of child pornography, according to prosecutors.

He was employed as a teacher’s aide at Gratts Learning Academy, a Los Angeles Unified School District elementary school. The victim is not a Gratts student but rather a boy the aide met at his former place of employment, Los Angeles Academy of Arts & Enterprise, where Dominguez was a youth sports coach, according to Deputy Dist. Atty Jane Creighton.

The alleged abuse occurred between June 2009 and May 17 of this year, prosecutors said. The school district terminated him last week after his arrest. LA Times, 21 May 2012.

Dominguez faces up to 27 years in prison if convicted.