Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 12-083

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • March 1, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Teacher Arrested For Having Sexual Relationship With Twelve-Year-Old Boy

    Incidents occurred between December 2011 and February 2012.
    • Wednesday
    • February 29, 2012
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • 6623 Waterton Drive
    • Riverview, FL


    Ethel Anderson
    DOB: 05/22/1982
    6623 Waterton Drive
    Riverview, FL


    • Lewd Battery (3 Counts)
    • Lewd or Lascivious Molestation (2 Counts)


    • 12-Year-Old Male


    The investigation began when the victim's mother notified detectives that she believed her son was having a sexual relationship with a 29-year-old female which is known to the family. Anderson is a teacher at Mango Elementary. The victim is not one of Anderson's students.

    Beginning in December of 2011 through February 2012, while the suspect was tutoring the victim at her residence located at 6623 Waterton Drive in Riverview, the defendant willingly and knowingly engaged the victim in oral sex and inappropriate touching while at her residence.

    Anderson was taken into custody on February 29, 2011 and charged with 3 counts of Lewd Battery and 2 counts of Lewd or Lascivious Molestation.
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