Jury selection was expected to get underway today for the trial of former Lorbeer Middle School teacher Steven Andrews, according to Los Angeles County Superior Court officials.
Andrews, 42, is a former Lorbeer Middle School teacher, is accused of committing lewd acts on a 14-year-old female student.
He surrendered to Walnut/Diamond Bar Sheriff’s Station deputies on Sept.
30, 2011. He faces 17 charges, including six counts of sexual
penetration with a foreign object, six counts of unlawful sexual
intercourse with a child, two counts of oral copulation with a child
under 16, and three counts of lewd acts on a child. He pleaded not
guilty in November 2011.
Last month, a Superior Court judge ruled that the trial would move forward. A pre-trial hearing was held Monday.