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Greco Middle School in Temple Terrace, Florida , who pleaded guilty in to statutory rape charges stemming from her having sex with a year-old student in the summer of , when Lafave was 23 years old. Lafave is a University of South Florida graduate. After her first year of teaching, she married Owen Lafave in Lafave had oral sex and sexual intercourse with the student on four different occasions, from her classroom portable, to her car, and her house. Investigating officers pursued the case after being notified by the year-old boy's mother.
Debra Lafave, a year-old married middle school teacher in the Tampa, Florida area was arrested in June of and accused of having sex numerous times with one of her year-old students. She was charged with four felony counts of lewd and lascivious battery and one count of lewd and lascivious exhibition. The court ruled that a circuit judge was within his right to reduce her original sentence. An appellate court had overturned Judge Wayne Timmerman's ruling to end Lafave's probation early calling his decision "an abuse of judicial power resulting in gross miscarriage of justice. The Supreme Court did not address the merits of the judge's ruling, the panel wrote, "Although we recognize the perceived inequality that the Second District sought to remedy, the district court lacked jurisdiction.
Published: November 11, Debra Lafave. Florida Police. Sexual scandals were few and far between in the news 15 years ago.