School Teacher Arrested in Undercover Sex Sting
Alachua County, FL - A second grade school teacher is among 21 men arrested in a multi-agency sex sting operation that began late last month.
Among them was 24-year-old Lenard Norman who is a second-grade teacher at Metcalfe Elementary School in Northeast Gainesville.
Investigators posed as minors or as the parents of minors and made arrangements via the internet to meet with suspects interested in having sex with children.
Gainesville Police and Citrus County Sheriff's Office also participated in the operation.
Below are the suspects arrested in the sting.
They are innocent until proven guilty.
Assaf Adam Hazan
Lenard Sidney Norman
Bradley Scott Tison
Timothy Scott Hies
Jake Owen Johnson
Matthew J Gordon
Robert Alan Savicky
Charles Edward Mills
Travis Scott Moody
Erich Alexander Farber
David Leon Lashley
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