INSTRUCTOR HELD IN SEX ABUSE
Genaro Figueroa, a 65 year old owner of a driving school, was arrested by Nassau police Wednesday after a lengthy investigation into allegations that he groped a 17 year old student while teaching her to parallel park in Valley Stream. Figueroa, of Hollis, Queens, was arrested and charged with first degree sexual abuse. The abuse occurred on July 9, 2002, toward the end of a driving lesson. He groped her at that point and then forced her to touch him. The girl immediately left the car, went to a friend's home and called her mother. The incident was reported that day. He was ordered held in lieu of $35,000 bond or $75,000 cash bail.