Teacher accused in Mt. Sinai rape pleads guilty
The East Setauket gym teacher accused of raping a Mount Sinai bartender in February pleaded guilty to all charges Wednesday.
Prosecutors say Michael Wachholder viciously beat and raped the woman at Secrets Lounge in February.
Wachholder was a gym teacher at Arrowhead Elementary School at the time. The district attorney is recommending 25 years behind bars.