A volunteer coach at Marina High School in Huntington Beach has been arrested on a charge of sexual assault of a minor. According to Angelo Bennett, public information officer for the Huntington Beach Police Department, the suspect is Gonzalo Castro, 28, of San Clemente.
She told police she had met him during the track season and he assaulted her during an off-campus training run. After an investigation, Castro was arrested. In addition to recruiting at Marina, he was also recruiting for the USMC at Ocean View High School in Huntington Beach.
He was arrested without incident on Wednesday, according to police, and has been released on bail. He is scheduled to appear in court on Sept. 26.
HBPD detectives believe there may have been more victims. Anyone with more information is asked to call Detective Anthony Pham at (714) 536-5973 or contact him firstname.lastname@example.org .
Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can call Orange County Crimestoppers at 1-855-847-6227.
Categories: Huntington Beach