What led to Jaclyn Truman a Seminole County, Florida teacher sexually preying on a teen female student? Investigators probe for other victims.
Jaclyn Truman, a 30 year old Seminole County, Florida school teacher, was on Friday arrested after allegedly having a two month sexual relationship with a teen female student.
The woman’s arrest comes after Truman, a long term substitute teacher had a two month affair with a 15 year old female student at Hagerty High School reported the Orlando Sentinel.
The teen victim told Seminole Sheriff’s deputies she and Truman had sex ‘multiple times’ in the high school from March to May 2016. Officials said the teen said there had been up to five to ten trysts.
A report was filed on Oct. 4 withTruman placed on leave from Lake Howell High, where she was then teaching, after Child Protective Services called the school, WFTV reported.
The educator resigned from her position at the school Thursday and turned herself in to police the same day. Officials said Truman was cooperating with the investigation.
Jaclyn Truman Florida substitute teacher: Background check found no prior records.
Truman was charged with ‘two counts of lewd acts on a minor student’ and taken into custody at Seminole County Jail. Her bail was set at $40,000, the sheriff’s office said, with Truman released Friday afternoon after making bail.
Deputies said they’re looking into the possibility that Truman has other victims.
Bob Kealing, the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office spokesman, said Truman taught at a few schools in the Seminole County school district.
Told Keating, ‘In the classroom, that’s where you would expect to be a zone for this child and instead that trust was violated.’
Michael Lawrence, the Seminole County Public Schools spokesman, said a background check was done before Truman was hired full-time and the check came back clean.
According to Truman’s linkedn profile, the teacher had also worked at Asbury Theological Seminary as coordinator for mentored and pastoral counseling.
To date authorities have not told what led to the teacher abusing her position of trust, authority and power to usurp her female victim.