Teacher Arrested for Sexual Relationship With Underage Student

October 5, 2018

Risky encounters  banner imageAccording to the Sun Sentinel: Roman Jose Fondon, Jr., a 28-year-old substitute teacher at the Ben Gamla Preparatory Academy, was arrested on accusations of having 5 sexual encounters with one of his 15-year-old female students. They apparently met for sexual encounters in his classroom, in his car, outside a movie theater, at her home, and at 2 am on the roof of the condominium where she lived with her family. They also apparently sexted each other and exchanged nude photographs. In these messages, Fondon wrote things like:

“I mean, I like being risky. Thank God we didn’t get caught, though. Why couldn’t u just be like 19 or 20 lol” – Fondon

Fondon is currently being held without bond until he sees his trial judge. He is currently facing three counts of sexual battery on a victim older than 12 and under 18, and three counts of lewd and/or lascivious battery on a child older than 12 but under the age of 16. Local police have also asked that if you have any more information on this case or on Fondon in general, to please contact them at 954-967-4636.