Music teacher arrested for abusing students

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A 43-year-old music teacher was arrested by the San Jose Police Department on suspicion of multiple counts of sexual assault or molesting a child under the age of 12. 

Israel Santiago is accused by at least 10 victims of inappropriate conduct. According to detectives, students accused him of assault in the music room and band room at the Adelante Dual Language Academy

A warrant of arrest was executed and he was arrested by the members of the Silicon Valley Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force/Child Exploit Detail. 

He was booked into the Santa Clara County Main Jail.

“Detectives believe there could be additional victims due to the suspect’s position as a music teacher,” the press release stated.

Anyone with information is asked to call 408-538-1381; people who wish to remain anonymous can call 408-947-7867.