PALM BAY, Florida – A former Palm Bay therapeutic school teacher’s aide has been arrested on charges of Lewd Lascivious Battery on a Victim 12-16 years of age, and Distribute Obscene Material to a Minor.
According to the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, Alana Chasky, 35, resigned after Palm Bay officers began their investigation into whether the teacher’s aide had an inappropriate relationship with an underage boy in September.
Chasky was employed at the Riverdale Country School, which helps younger students with behavioral issues.
She met the student while working as a teacher’s aide on a school bus, according to the report.
The Palm Bay police report says the started a sexual relationship that began in February and continued until September of this year.
Police warned Chasky to stay away from the teenage boy following complaints from his mother.
The boy’s mother couldn’t prove there was a sexual relationship until September when she found texts between her son and Chasky, according to investigators.
Police said no sexual activity took place on school property or the school bus. Most interactions occurred at Chasky’s home.
Chasky turned herself in Monday after police put a warrant out for her arrest, according to police.
Michele Maust, Riverdale County School CEO, released a statement about the arrest Monday, saying, that “the accused has not been an employee at the site since June 30. She voluntarily resigned during the summer.”
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