Orange County Teacher Pleads Not Guilty to Sex Crimes
Christopher Ontiveros, 42 of Huntington Beach is a history teacher at Oxford Academy in Cypress. Orange County Prosecutors allege that Ontiveros sent sexually explicit text messages to a 17-year-old student. A search warrant revealed 11 pages of text messages Ontiveros is alleged to have sent to the victim.
Ontiveros tutored the victim after-school and from there, some sort of relationship developed. The victim went to the school principal and showed her the text messages which started off the investigation. Ontiveros is charged with seven counts, including one misdemeanor. If convicted, Ontiveros faces state prison and registration pursuant to PC 290 or better known as sex offender registration.