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Teacher's aide charged with lewd acts with a child

Posted: 9:02 AM, Mar 02, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-02 12:02:47-05
Hart Elementary

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — A teacher's aide at Hart Elementary has been charged with felony lewd/ lascivious acts with a child.

45-year-old Steve Gonzales was arrested on February 8 by Bakersfield Police. According to BPD, the alleged incident between Gonzales and the minor happened within a week of his arrest and did not involve a student, nor did it occur at a school site.

BPD said that the alleged incident happened at a private residence.

Gonzales was charged on February 25 with felony lewd/ lascivious acts with a child and felony attempted lewd/ lascivious acts with a child.

Gonzales is scheduled to appear in court on March 12.