Cordero To Stand Trial for 12 Felonies

On 1/7, a Santa Barbara County judge ruled that former Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Services psychologist Fernando Cordero will stand trial on 12 felony charges and two misdemeanor charges in connection with alleged sexual abuse of seven patients and a college student whom Cordero allegedly met while teaching at Santa Maria’s Hancock College. Cordero, 65, remains in jail on $1.1 million bail.


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