Ruskin Teacher Accused of Having Sex with Student

A Ruskin school teacher was arrested Friday and resigned from her position with the school after she was allegedly caught having sex with a student, according to reports.

The 29-year-old woman allegedly had a high school student at her Tampa apartment Wednesday afternoon where they had consensual sex, according to the arrest affidavit.

The woman was arrested Friday on two charges of unlawful sexual activity with a minor.

Investigators apparently met with the student who identified the woman as his English teacher and confirmed they had sexual intercourse, according to reports.

The woman was released from jail early Friday morning after posting a $30,000 bond.

A conviction for having sex with a minor can ruin your reputation in the community and likely rob you of your freedom. A felony conviction of unlawful sexual activity with a minor can carry significant consequences, including years in prison and mandatory registration as a sex offender. If you are accused of sex crimes charges involving a student, you are in for the fight of your life. You need to obtain legal help as soon as possible in order to safeguard your future. Regardless of your innocence, you need to have an aggressive defense strategy in response to the State’s case against you.

Our Florida Sex Crimes Defense Lawyers at Whittel & Melton can help you. Whatever the charges are, we can scour the evidence against you and work to achieve the best possible resolution on your behalf. Call us today for a free consultation at 813-221-3200 or contact us online.