MUSIC TEACHER ACCUSED OF SEX CRIMES AGAINST STUDENT
Yoel Gonzalez, a 27 year old Valley Stream music teacher, was arrested Thursday night. He is charged with third-degree criminal sexual act and third-degree rape. He met the victim,then 13, in 2009 when she began taking guitar lessons at Bracco Music Center on Rockaway Avenue inValley Stream, when Gonzalez ended his employment at the music center he tutored the girl at hishome. But police said that after two years Gonzalez, who by then was 24, initiated a sexualrelationship with the girl -- white she was 15 -- that lasted about two years. Police saiddetectives are attempting to identify additional potential juvenile victims, asking anyone withinformation to call the Special Victims Squad at 516-573-4022.