John Edward Zeretzke, a music teacher who taught at Sonora Elementary in Costa Mesa and Castaic Elementary, pleaded not guilty to all state and federal charges he faces. Charges include six criminal charges for lewd acts upon children under the age of 14, a five-count indictment from the federal government that includes allegations that Zertzke attempted to entice another victim to send him sexually explicit images. The charges also allege that Zeretzke traveled to the Philippines with the intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct with minors.
Zeretzke operated a non-profit called Flutes Across the World and taught music lessons in schools various organizations throughout the Southern California region.
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Even though John Edward Zeretzke is currently serving his sentence, the full scope of his abuse is unclear. If you believe that you or a loved one is a survivor of abuse by John Edward Zeretzke, a music teacher who taught at Sonora Elementary in Costa Mesa and Castaic Elementary, contact us immediately to explore your legal options and get help today.