EXCLUSIVE: Queens high school janitor charged with sexually abusing 2 teen boys BY Rocco Parascandola, Ryan Sit NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Monday, January 4, 2016, 4:00 AM William Romero was a Cardozo High School in Queens. He's accused of subjecting two teen boys to months of sexual abuse. For these two boys, no place was safe. Two teenage boys were subjected to months of sexual abuse by a man who lived in their Bayside, Queens, co-op complex and worked as a custodian at their high school, the Daily News has learned. William Romero, a janitor at Cardozo High School, was arrested on New Year's Day after he arranged a rendezvous with one of his victim over the phone, police sources said. But the meet up was instead with police officers, who unbeknownst to Romero were listening in on the phone call. Police set up the sting after a 16-year-old boy showed up at the 111th Precinct stationhouse and detailed the sick transgressions, sources said. adrian825 / iStock Romero is accused of forcing teen boys to masturbate into cups so he could sell the semen to a sperm bank. From June 1 to as recently as Christmas Eve, Romero repeatedly had the boy masturbate in front of him or would help the boy masturbate into a cup so that the custodian could sell the semen to a sperm bank, according to court documents. “On multiple occasions ... the defendant, William Romero, instructed the (victim) to masturbate in front of the defendant,” the criminal complaint said. “The defendant watched the (victim) masturbate and then instructed the (victim) to ejaculate into a cup... On several occasions, the defendant touched and squeezed the (victim’s) testicles,” the complaint continued. Romero paid the teen with cash, according to the complaint. Police sources say he also gave the boys gifts. The victim said Romero did the same thing with other teenage boys in the housing complex and one 15-year-old boy also came forward with similar allegations, court documents charged. The first victim told police Romero bragged to him about talking dirty to other boys and that he also scraped semen off the high school’s bathroom stalls to sell at the sperm bank, police sources said. After police were alerted to the abuse, investigators set up a “control call” between the boy and Romero. During the call, Romero agreed to meet with the suspect that night to masturbate into a cup, the sources said. Cops arrested Romero that night. He had cash and a plastic collections cup on him at the time. Romero later admitted to collecting sperm to donate but said he had not actually donated any samples yet. He was arraigned Saturday on charges of using a child in a sex performance, sexual abuse, forcible touching and two counts of acting in a manner injurious to a child, a spokeswoman for Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Romero declined to comment about the allegations when reached at his home on Sunday. “Sorry, I’m not at liberty to discuss that right now,” he said.