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Teacher Arrested On Sex Charges

Post Date:04/16/2019 3:50 PM
Collier County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a Gulf Coast Charter Academy South teacher on Tuesday after an investigation determined he was having a sexual relationship with a student.

Joseph Mejia, 37, 27670 Pinecrest Lane, Bonita Springs, is charged with four counts of lewd and lascivious battery on a victim age 12-16 by a suspect who is 18 or older and one count of lewd and lascivious molestation on a victim age of 12-16 by a suspect who is 18 or older.

Mejia is a technology teacher at the school. The investigation began Monday after the victim’s mother reported that she had found sexually explicit text-messages between her daughter and Mejia on her daughter’s phone.

An investigation continues.
Mejia, Joseph
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