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Sex Crimes

Gabriela Cortez, Teacher at Mayor's Roosevelt High, Allegedly Had Sex With 2 Students

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Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 9:30 AM
click to enlarge Cortez was a Spanish teacher at Roosevelt High.
  • Cortez was a Spanish teacher at Roosevelt High.

Seems like every day since the Miramonte Elementary scandal broke, there's a new pervy teacher revealed at an LAUSD campus.

But 42-year-old Gabriela Cortez, today's alleged child-sexer, is a little different, for two reasons. 1) She's a woman, and an attractive one at that; 2) She works at Roosevelt High School in Boyle Heights, the flagship campus in L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa's proud "Partnership for Los Angeles Schools" program.

Montebello police, who are handling the case because Cortez lives in Montebello, say the high-school Spanish teacher...

... had sex with two underage boys while working at Roosevelt. NBC LA reports:

A victim, who is now an adult, notified Montebello police on Feb. 15, alleging a sexual relationship involving himself and a teacher.

As a result of the investigation, a second victim, who also is an adult, was identified, police said.

UP NEXT: The mayor's special connection to Roosevelt High. Also, does Cortez' hotness make her behavior less vile?

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