Compton High School teacher accused of lewd acts with students

COMPTON — A 28-year-old Compton High School math teacher was charged today with multiple felonies for allegedly having sexual contact with three female students on campus.

Nicolei Hurtado Ocana, 28, of Placentia, was expected to be arraigned Tuesday in Compton Superior Court. He was arrested Friday and was being held in lieu of $390,000 bail.

Ocana was charged with two counts of lewd act upon a child, two counts of contact with a minor for a sexual offense and one count each of oral copulation of a person under 18 and misdemeanor child molestation.

According to the criminal complaint, the alleged assaults took place at various times on the Compton High School campus between Sept. 1, 2008, and April 21, 2010. One of the alleged victims was 15 at the time, and the two others were 16, according to the District Attorney's Office.

If convicted of all counts, he faces up to six years in prison, prosecutors said.