MD teacher Benjamin Cano arrested for alleged inappropriate touching

A 33-year-old teacher named Benjamin Robert Cano at A. Mario Loiederman Middle School in Silver Spring has been arrested for inappropriately touching two students.

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police received noticed of the alleged touching on May 17, and then met with two 11-year-old female victims. They disclosed that another student had also been a victim of Cano’s inappropriate touching.

On Wednesday morning, Cano was arrested and charged with three counts of sexual abuse of a minor and three counts of committing a 3rd degree sex offense.