NEWPORT BEACH — A swim instructor from Irvine pleaded not guilty Friday to sexually assaulting a 15-year-old between April and February.
Todd Robert Sousa, 36, is charged with 13 counts of felony lewd acts on a child, three counts of unlawful sexual intercourse and two misdemeanor counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
Prosecutors said he had sex with the girl in his office, an equipment closet and his car. He met her while working as her swim instructor. Sousa was part owner and an instructor of Swim Ventures, a Laguna Hills-based swim school operating around Orange County.