According to authorities dealing with a case of an older man engaging in carnal relation with a minor.
The teacher identified as Connor Westrate, 31, was charged by St. Petersburg police for having sex with a 16-year-old student; as records demonstrate.
To be exact the police say he is actively engaging in carnal activity with a minor girl, reported Tampa Bay.
The man was arrest at 8:30 p.m. last Friday for having illegal sex with a minor female as mentioned in the arrest affidavit. Details reveal that Westrate was familiar with the minor he was with.
Statements by the authorities
A comment was released by Isabel Mascareñas, a spokesperson who represented the Pinellas County school district. She added that the man was not a teacher for the school and gave more info to that effect.
Information relayed by the spokesperson a charter school worker, for more details if anyone was interested, they should reach out to MYcroSchool for additional information, noted WFLA.
Also, for the information of all concerned the information the MYcroSchool is a public charter school located in St. Petersburg.
When the story was released; there was a voicemail and email that requested comment from the institution but from Monday no answer was given.
As said by Westrate’s arrest affidavit, he encountered the 16-year-old girl in a hotel downtown St. Petersburg and engaged in sexual activity.
Westrate told officers when he was read his Miranda rights that he was never told that she was a 16-year-old instead of 18 as assumed, the court document stated that
The teacher was arrested and later booked into the Pinellas Correctional Facility.
He has been released upon posting a $10,000 bail on that charge of sex with a 16-year-old, and a $2,000 bail on an unconnected misdemeanor charge of failing to show up to court for petit theft in Orange County.