It is illegal for an adult to have a relationship with a minor- especially when that minor is s student at the school where an adults on staff. Recently, a woman from Hanes County was taken into custody when investigators found that she had been carrying on an affair with a teenage boy who attended the school where she worked. Trina Rocker was 41, and is now facing five counts of unlawful sex with a minor. She was the former secretary at Landmark Christian High School in Haines City. Detectives have determined that she was reportedly involved in a relationship with a 17-year-old student who attended the school.
Detectives have determined that the secretary and her student were involved with each other from November 2011 to May 2012. Rocker and the student had sex five times within that span of time. Their affair even continued while Rocker was chaperoning a student trip to Washington D.C. The student has graduated from the school and claims that he has not had any sexual contact with Rocker since graduation. Detectives say that the student’s parents found out about the affair and called their son out.
He then admitted to having sex with the secretary while he was attending the private educational facility. Rocker is currently in the Polk County Jail with no bond. If you have been charged with a sex crime like sex with a minor, you are going to want an accomplished criminal defense lawyer on your side. While you may not have meant anything negative or offensive by your actions, the Florida Penal Code states that having sex with a minor is a second degree felony. Each time that the offender engaged in activity with his or her victim it counts as one felony charge. Contact Thomas & Paulk today if you need help in a Tampa sex crimes case!