The pre-trial for a former teacher charged with having sex with a 16-year-old student has been continued.
Dressed in a suit, Peter Kolesnikov, 38, appeared out of custody before Alameda County Superior Judge Dennis McLaughlin Thursday morning to have his pre-trial be pushed to June.
He is scheduled to return to court on June 21 for further pre-trial.
Kolesnikov in March to various sex-related charges that authorities said are linked to an alleged nine-month sexual relationship with a student that occurred between March and November of last year.
He while en route to meet with the victim at an undisclosed location in Hayward. He was originally held on a $1 million bail but was granted a reduction on conditions that he surrender his passport and not have unsupervised communications with minors.
According to court records, Kolesnikov faces 22 counts of sexual assault, including charges of statutory rape, oral copulation of a minor and communicating with a minor with criminal intent, according to court records. He also faces one charge of possession of marijuana with intent to sell.
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