Guilty! Mark Berndt, Florence, California (arrested Jan 2012)

Discussion in 'Tomcats' started by TMP, Jan 31, 2012.

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    Name: Mark Berndt, Torrance, California

    Age: 61 (born 22 Jan 1951)

    School: Miramonte Elementary School, Los Angeles Unified School District, Florence, Los Angeles County, California

    Position: Teacher

    Victims: 23 children ages 7-10; authorities are still trying to identify approximately 10 additional children
     
    Mark Berndt, Torrance, California, Miramonte Elementary School, Los Angeles Unified School District, Florence, Los Angeles County
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    My Fox LA (31 Jan 2012): LA Teacher Arrested For Lewd Acts With Students

    My Fox LA (31 Jan 2012): LAUSD Reacts to Teacher's Arrest

    KTLA (31 Jan 2012): Cops: Kids Bound, Covered in Roaches, Fed Semen by Teacher (Graphic Details)

    L.A. Times (31 Jan 2012): L.A. teacher charged with lewd acts on 23 children

    L.A. Times (31 Jan 2012): Teacher charged with lewd acts allegedly told kids it was 'game'

    L.A. Times (31 Jan 2012): Photo store discovered teacher's disturbing images, officials say

    L.A. Times (31 Jan 2012): LAUSD superintendent 'outraged' over charges against teacher
     
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    Here is a copy of the 28-page indictment courtesy of the L.A. Times. You can view it on their web site here, or click on it below and save it to your own computer:
     

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    Daily Breeze (31 Jan 2012): Teacher from Torrance is suspected of molesting 23 children at L.A. school

    NBC Los Angeles (31 Jan 2012): Photos Lead to Former South LA Teacher's Arrest on Molestation Charges

    NBC Los Angeles (31 Jan 2012): Parents React to South LA Teacher's Arrest on Molestation Charges

    NBC Los Angeles (31 Jan 2012): Neighbors Respond to News of South LA Teacher's Arrest

    CBS News (31 Jan 2012): Bondage, abuse photos of school kids lead to firing, arrest of So. Calif. teacher, report says

     
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    ABC Local KABC (31 Jan 2012): LA teacher arrested for molestation; allegedly put cockroaches on kids' faces

    ABC News (31 Jan 2012): Teacher Charged with Taking Bondage Pics of Students

    KPCC (31 Jan 2012): LA teacher Mark Berndt charged with sex crimes against 23 children

     
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    Day two ...

    Local coverage, nothing really new in these articles (see next post for new stuff):
    National coverage:
    Foreign coverage:
     
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    See next two posts for Wednesday's articles with new info.
     
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    CBS Local Los Angeles (31 Jan 2012): Tip From Photo Developer Led To Teacher’s Arrest

    KPCC (31 Jan 2012): Disturbing photos of classroom 'game' led authorities to teacher accused in child sex abuse case (Updated)

    My News 4 (1 Feb 2012): LA teacher due in court on molestation charges

    CBS Local Los Angeles (1 Feb 2012): Arraignment Postponed For Teacher Accused Of Committing Lewd Acts On 23 Children

     
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    Redondo Beach Patch (31 Jan 2012): Teacher Accused of Lewd Acts Has Local Ties

    L.A. Times (31 Jan 2012): Teacher's alleged classroom abuse began in 2005, authorities say

    L.A. Weekly (31 Jan 2012): Alleged 'Sex Game' Teacher Mark Berndt Went Free for Over a Year: How Did LAUSD, L.A. Sheriff Let This Happen?

    L.A. Times (31 Jan 2012): Parents angry they weren’t told of teacher allegations sooner
     
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    Day 3 ...

    See next post for local coverage with new information.

    Other local coverage:
    National Coverage:
    Overseas Coverage:
     
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    L.A. Times (2 Feb 2012): Teacher accused of lewd acts had been under surveillance

    L.A. Times: All stories tagged Mark Berndt

    Times Union (1 Feb 2012): LA school officials chided for molest case silence

    CBS Local Los Angeles (1 Feb 2012): Former Student Says Accused Teacher Was ‘Weird’ 2 Decades Ago

    KSBW (1 Feb 2012): Detectives: Students In Bondage Photos Never Went To Authorities

    L.A. Times (1 Feb 2012): Five more alleged victims accuse L.A. teacher of abuse

     
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    Day 4 ...

    2nd teacher removed from Miramonte Elementary School
    Local news with new info
    Other local coverage:
    National coverage:
    International coverage:
     
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    (reserved)
     
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    Local coverage:
    National coverage:
     
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    Finally, all links for Sunday-Tuesday are posted! :)

    Specific to Mark Bendt:
    Key new items:
    Other local coverage:
    National coverage:
    International coverage:
     
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    (reserved for key items from Sunday-Tuesday)
     
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    (reserved for Tuesday-Wednesday update)
     
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    (reserved for key items from Tuesday-Wednesday)
     
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    (reserved for late Wednesday update)