61-year-old Californian music teacher filmed himself cumming in flutes and made elementary school girls play

VENTURA, CALIFORNIA: A music teacher who allegedly gave flutes contaminated with semen to elementary school students has agreed to plead guilty. John Edward Zeretzke will plead guilty to state and federal charges involving multiple child sex crimes, authorities announced Wednesday, July 1.

According to reports, the 61-year-old defendant, who formed Flutes Across the World in 2009 and has worked with thousands of children across the United States, has agreed to plead guilty to a federal charge of producing child pornography . He will also plead guilty to six counts of lewd acts with a minor under the age of 14, according to court records. It comes after Zeretzke pleaded not guilty to state charges in April 2019. He was accused by state prosecutors of recording himself ejaculating into flutes that were later distributed to five underage girls in elementary schools in Los Angeles and Orange Counties, Orange County. Record reported. The suspect also allegedly took the photos of the underage girls using flutes. According to court records, the alleged crimes took place between January and April 2017.

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Reports also indicated that in June 2018, federal charges were brought against Zeretzke, which include five counts of child sex crimes. It has been said that the children involved in the federal charges are not local. The defendant’s attorney, Julia Brett Deixler, did not respond to the plea agreement. The federal charges detailed the crimes Zeretzke allegedly committed. According to the indictment, the teacher had contact with a girl under the age of 16 from November 6, 2015 to May 28, 2016. He allegedly expressed a love interest in the minor and also sent her money via relatives in the Philippines in exchange for sexually explicit images of her.

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The official document also said that when on November 7, 2015, the girl expressed her desire to lose her virginity on the occasion of her 16th birthday, Zeretzke allegedly said: “He had always wanted to have sex with a virgin and wished she could be that person. for her. He also allegedly sent eight photos of himself having sex with his ex-girlfriend to the victim, and the following day, 34 explicit photos of himself.

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Additionally, during a Facebook chat, Zeretzke allegedly told the victim that he wanted to see a photo of her private parts and gave a detailed description of how he would like to have sex with her. Official charges also mentioned that Zeretzke traveled to the Philippines between August 2017 and September 2017 to have sex with an individual between the ages of 12 and 16 who received child pornography through his Facebook account.

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Zeretzke was scheduled to plead guilty on June 16 in United States District Court, but due to Covid-19 his hearing was postponed until October 20. It was said that if convicted of the federal charges, Zeretzke would face 15 to 30 years in prison. He should also be required to register as a sex offender. Meanwhile, federal prosecutors have said Zeretzke’s sentence should run concurrently with any state-imposed sentence.

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