Retired Mendota High School teacher charged with sex abuse

Retired Mendota High School teacher charged with sex abuse

Retired Mendota High School science teacher John G. Holzman is accused of sexual misconduct with a student.

The 56-year-old Holzman was arrested Monday from the 600 block of 19th Street in Mendota.

Mendota police say the arrest followed a weeks-long investigation that involved electronic messages, phone records, and photographs.

Holzman posted bond to be released.

The school district had no comment.

Holzman retired in last month. He was also a volleyball coach.

His first court date is scheduled for Thursday.