Lakeland, FL (TBO.com) – An English teacher a Central Florida Aerospace Academy, Jennifer Christine Fichter, told a boy’s mother that she was in love with her son and admitted to having multiple sexual encounters with the teen, according to the Lakeland Police Department. The 29-year-old Polk County teacher was arrested Monday on charges of having sex with the 17-year old student.
According to TBO.com, sexual encounters occurred in Fichter’s vehicle at various locations. Detectives say the boy and the teacher met for sex in the parking lot of a Lakeland apartment complex and at a location off New Tampa Highway. Authorities also said they had sex outside the city of Lakeland in Polk and Hillsborough counties, and that those incidents are now being investigated by law enforcement agencies in those counties.
TBO.com reports that the teen’s mother discovered the relationship after reviewing text messages on her son’s phone and then met with Fichter. Fichter reportedly admitted to the encounters and the mother informed police of the incidents on Monday.
To see Fichter’s mugshot and to find out more about the Central Florida Aerospace Academy where the teacher worked, click here.
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