Yakima Ju-Jitsu Instructor Booked in Jail for Child Rape Charges
YAKIMA, WA– Martial Arts teach people about honor, respect and discipline. So when allegations came out that a Yakima Martial Arts instructor may have had inappropriate relations with a minor, it sent shockwaves through the community. It’s a story that’s shocking everyone. But Danny Dodd said he first heard the disturbing news over a year ago when a young girl switched to his martial arts studio after being treated inappropriately by her last instructor, 35-year-old Cristiano Oliveira. Oliveira is the head instructor at Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Yakima.