Local cases

Here is a look at some cases in The Bee's circulation area from the past 10 years in which a guilty or no contest plea was made or a sentence was handed down.

October 2003 — Robert Schroeder, a former Manteca High School teacher is sentenced to two years in prison after pleading guilty to committing lewd acts with a child. Schroeder pleaded guilty in July 2003 to sex charges involving a 14-year-old girl.

January 2003 — Michael Quintana pleads no contest to five felony counts of molestation and two misdemeanor counts of possession of child pornography. Porn charges stemmed from material found on computers Quintana used at Atwater's Mitchell Elementary School, where he was a sixth-grade teacher.

November 2002 — Larry Kram, a school board trustee with the Summerville Union High School District, was sentenced to three years and four months in prison for having sex with a high school student in 1998 and 1999 in Tuolumne County.

August 2002 — Ronald Inman was sentenced to 61 years in prison for child molestation. Inman was an industrial arts teacher at Gustine High School and served as commissioner of the Modesto Youth Soccer Association.

April 2002 — Kari Lynne St. Onge, a third-grade teacher at LeGrand Elementary School, pleaded guilty to lewd and lascivious conduct with a teenager.

November 2001 — Gerardo Arceo was sentenced to 10 months in the county jail after pleading no contest to unlawful sexual intercourse with a student. Arceo had a six-month relationship with a 17-year-old while he was a campus supervisor and assistant football coach at Delhi High School.

July 2000 — Wilfred De Los Reyes, a math teacher at Cruick-shank Middle School, pleaded no contest and received a conviction stemming from a lewd conduct incident in Applegate Park in Merced.

June 1998 — Scott Lee Ross, an Atwater High School water polo coach, surrenders at Merced County jail to begin a one-year sentence for misdemeanor child molestation. Ross, pleaded guilty to three counts of molesting three members of the Atwater High girls water polo team.

Source: Modesto Bee archives

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