BX educator pleads not guilty to sex abuse charges

A Bronx assistant principal has pleaded not guilty to charges that he sexually abused two young students. According to police, 59-year-old Joseph Ponzo inappropriately touched

THE BRONX - A Bronx assistant principal has pleaded not guilty to charges that he sexually abused two young students.

According to police, 59-year-old Joseph Ponzo inappropriately touched the breasts of two girls at P.S. 106. He was arrested Tuesday and charged with two counts of sex abuse and one count endangering the welfare of a child.

Ponzo's next court appearance is scheduled for May 3.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

An oil truck struck and killed a woman 1 Police: Pedestrian struck, killed on Bruckner Blvd.
VIDEO: Deal reached on Rockland sheriff's deputies contract 2 VIDEO: Deal reached on Rockland sheriff's deputies contract
VIDEO: Brooklyn artist pays tribute to slain EMT 3 VIDEO: Brooklyn artist pays tribute to slain EMT
Interviews on political campaign ads 4 Interviews on political campaign ads
What was once a vacant lot at the 5 Construction underway for Tremont affordable housing

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE