Derek Cortez, a 39-year-old Lakeland instructor, who has been charged with child indecent abuse. He happens to be a teacher at Lakeland’s Crossroads Christian School, which is on Old Polk City Rd. He was arrested for lewd/lascivious molestation of a juvenile, lewd/lascivious behavior, offenses against students by an authorized person, and disseminating damaging material to a child.
Derek has been arrested, although no charges has been filed against him. All the claims were made against two students, according to the news organization.