Wekiva HS teacher arrested for sexual assault, solicitation of a minor

A man who works as a teacher and coach at Wekiva High School was arrested and charged with sexually assaulting and soliciting children on a minor on Tuesday According to the sheriff’s office, Ivey is accused of engaging in sexual acts with a student 17-year-old Ivey faced a judge for the first time on Wednesday. In court, his lawyer argued that he posed no threat to the community and asked the judge to let him out on bail. link. We have heard testimonies today that he has strong ties to the community. He is a very respected member of the community, an educator. He did not fail to appear and he would be ready to return his passport if the court requires it. said Ivey’s attorney. A judge granted $75,000 bail on the condition that Ivey have no contact with the victim and not return to Wekiva High School. OCPS officials say Ivey was fired by the district on Monday. The district says it takes the allegations very seriously and that the safety of students and staff remains a top priority. A student went to the Wekiva HIgh campus resource manager on Friday after hearing a rumor that a teacher and coach was having a sexual relationship with another female student on campus. The accuser had been visiting Ivey in her classroom for months during her lunch break to talk, she told deputies. She said at one point that Ivey asked her to perform a sex act. Ivey’s classroom. WESH 2 went to a house listed in the affidavit where we met a man who said he knew Ivey but did not explain their relationship. Although he declined to comment on the matter, he said he did not believe the allegations against Ivey were true.

A man who works as a teacher and coach at Wekiva High School was arrested and charged with sexual assault and solicitation of children on a minor on Tuesday.

According to the sheriff’s office, Ivey is accused of having committed sexual acts with a 17-year-old student at the school.

Ivey faced a judge for the first time on Wednesday.

In court, his lawyer argued that he posed no threat to the community and asked the judge to let him out on bail.

“We respectfully request that my client be given a reasonable bond. We have heard testimony today that he has strong ties to the community. He is a highly respected member of the community, an educator. He has no failed to appear and he would be prepared to surrender his passport if the court requires it,” Ivey’s attorney said.

A judge granted $75,000 bail on the condition that Ivey have no contact with the victim and not return to Wekiva High School.

OCPS officials say Ivey was fired by the district on Monday.

The district says it takes the allegations very seriously and the safety of students and staff remains a top priority.

A student went to the Wekiva HIgh campus resource manager on Friday after hearing a rumor that a teacher and coach was having a sexual relationship with another female student on campus.

The accuser had been visiting Ivey in her classroom for months during her lunch break to talk, she told deputies.

She said that at one point Ivey asked her to perform a sex act.

The accuser said she accepted the act, which happened in mid-February in a closet in Ivey’s classroom.

WESH 2 went to a house mentioned in the affidavit where we met a gentleman who said he knew Ivey but would not explain their relationship.

Although he would not comment on the matter, he said he does not believe the allegations against Ivey are true.

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