On Friday, 49 year old Martin Springer was arrested for allegedly sexually abusing students over a three year period, reports The Guardian.
Two students accused Springer of touching them inappropriately. Springer is being held on $2 million bail.
In an L.A. Times article
, a neighbor of Springer's said, "I've never seen him with children ... he is always by himself. I can't believe he was arrested."
Four days prior, another male teacher from the same school, 61 year old Mark Berndt
, was arrested for allegedly abusing 23 children aged 6 to 10 from 2005 to 2010. Berndt was suspected after a photo processing employee of a local CVS drugstore found rather lewd photos of blindfolded children with their mouths taped shut.
After a year's worth of investigation, details arose of Berndt's alleged behavior with the children, including making them eat his own semen from a spoon
Berndt was a 32 year employee of the school and is being held on $23 million bail.