We were informed of allegations regarding this teacher last March and the teacher was immediately removed and placed on leave pending the outcome of the investigation.
A judge ed a warrant for her arrest and Parris turned herself in on Thursday. Florida teacher, coach accused of having sex with student A former teacher and basketball coach at a Florida high school turned herself into authorities to face an accusation of having sex with a year-old student.
Deputies said they began investigating Parris in March after a student went to school officials with information about Parris and the victim. We at DaytonaDefense.
A seven-month investigation failed to produce even one bit of physical, digital, or scientific evidence corroborating these charges. Detectives said they were able to establish probable cause that Parris had sexual encounters with a teenager off-campus through a series of interviews and search warrants for digital and other evidence.
Last December, former New Smyrna Middle School teacher Stephanie Peterson was sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to a sexual relationship with a year-old student. A former teacher and basketball coach at a Florida high school turned herself into authorities to face an accusation of having sex with a year-old student.
That lack of objective evidence raises serious questions as to the credibility of the accusations.
According to an arrest report for Parris, several of the people interviewed accused her of having sex with the boy twice and sending him nude pictures through social media. As of Friday, it appeared those social media s had been deleted.
Parris has retained Daytona Beach attorney Jeff Higgins in the case who released this statement Friday:. As with all employees, a background check was conducted on this teacher showing no prior incidences or convictions.
Parris is pd innocent of all allegations against her.