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Woodside Martial Arts Instructor Sentenced to 7 Years Prison for Raping Pre-Teen Student

Hugo’s Tae Kwon Do at 50-14 Skillman Ave. (Google)

Aug. 25, 2020 By Christian Murray

An instructor at a Woodside martial arts studio who raped a 12-year-old student last year has been sentenced to seven years in prison.

Hector Quinchi, 37, of Woodside, pleaded guilty in July to having sexual intercourse with a preteen student who took lessons from him at Hugo’s Tae Kwon Do Studio at 50-14 Skillman Ave.

Quinchi had intercourse with the girl on multiple occasions between Aug. 15 through Oct. 5, according to the Queens District Attorney’s office. The incidents took place at the school.

“This defendant was supposed to teach this youngster how to defend herself, but he was the one from whom she needed protection,” said Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz in a statement.

“He manipulated a child too young to consent to sex. The Court has sentenced him to prison for his reprehensible actions,” she added.

Quinchi pleaded guilty to rape in the first-degree and endangering the welfare of a child.

He was sentenced to 7 years in prison, to be followed by 10 years’ post release supervision. Quinchi will also be required to register as a sex offender.

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schizophrenia anyone??

Bill Clinton’s name was in the flight logs 26 times…trump never once….go see a psychiatrist


You mean the president from a couple decades ago?

You can’t find a WHAT ABOUT from this decade?


I still get sick to my stomach as I did the first time I saw this on the news. 10 years ago Hector was my Karate instructor along with another instructor and I always got a weird vibe from him. He was too nice to me and certain workouts he would get too close or he would say unusual things such as “if someone tries to kiss you punch them like this” and I would think why would he bring up an example of kissing? it’s weird. But I brushed it off because it was martial arts and that requires some touch contact. I was a young teen and it’s disgusting to know he had parents’ trust teaching their kids martial arts. My mom certainly thought he was generous to want to lend us gear when we didn’t have and offer to pay for part of our fees. I heard he also has a young daughter who he trained. What’s wrong with this sick man? It’s so upsetting and wrong.


@ Arvin…I see that guy everyday. It’s obvious to anyone with two eyes that he’s dealing drugs.He needs to be locked up


The sentence should be longer but at least he is off the street unlike the narcotics dealer on 48th and Skillman. The middle aged balding guy with tattoos and cut off tee shirt or tank top who operates his trade from a bench in front of the church. We don’t want rapists and drug dealers in Sunnyside.


So instead of posting comments why don’t you call the cops? Or confront him yourself since you seem to know it all!


@Sunnysider…Confront a drug dealer? You might not have heard but thanks to progressives the NYPD no longer has a plain clothes anti crime unit thus allowing scum like this dealer to thrive. Pretty ironic that JVB who calls for even further defunding of the police while this is happening right in his backyard.


When have ever you seen an “undercover” cop on Skillman Avenue? Maybe if you interacted with your neighbors you’d know who that gentlemen is and what he actually does instead of just assuming! 😉


I walk by 48 and Skillman everyday… Never do I see any drug dealing there. Some people on this website don’t know what they are talking about


Well done to the NYPD for the arrest. Hopefully the DA will appeal such a lenient sentence.

New York’s Whiniest

I believe he turned himself in for fear of his life. No NYPD collar on this one.


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