An East Bay middle school teacher was arrested Friday on seventeen counts of alleged unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor.
Andrew Bruce Cottrell, 41, was arrested at Diablo View Middle School in Clayton, where he teaches math and science. Walnut Creek Police said Cottrell gave a full confession.
Cottrell was booked into Martinez Detention Facility on the following:
- Six counts of unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor under 16 years old
- Two counts of lewd acts with a victim 14 or 15 years old
- Nine counts of oral copulatioin with a victim under 16 years old
Police also searched Cottrell's Walnut Creek house Friday. His bail is set at $975,000.
Anyone with informatioin can contact the Walnut Creek Police Department at 925-943-5844.