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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 16-283

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • June 23, 2016
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    Teacher Arrested For Solicitation to Commit an Unlawful Sexual Act With a Minor

    The defendant and the victim had conversations over Facebook and KIK.
    • Wednesday
    • June 22, 2016
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Marion County, Florida

    Arrested:


    (Booking photo courtesy of Marion County Sheriff's Office)
    Timothy Sean Falls, Jr.
    DOB: 05/21/1987
    602 Maryland Ave.
    Crystal Beach, FL

    Charges:

    • Solicitation to Commit an Unlawful Sexual Act With a Minor 16-24
    • Use of an Electronic Device to Solicit/Entice/Lure a Minor

    Details:

    From June 11, 2016 through June 13, 2016, the defendant, a teacher for the Hillsborough County School District, used his cell phone to communicate with the 17-year-old victim. During these conversations, which took place over Facebook and KiK, the defendant and victim participated in numerous sexually explicit conversations. The defendant asked the victim if she wished to meet. The defendant further went on to advise the victim he would be home alone during the weekdays from 9-5 during the summer. Although the defendant
    attempted to arrange to meet with the victim and engage in sexual intercourse, they never did. During a non-custodial, recorded interview with the defendant, he admitted to initiating conversations with the victim, and leading her to believe they would meet up to have sexual intercourse. The defendant was arrested today in Marion County, FL and charged with Solicitation to Commit an
    Unlawful Sexual Act With a Minor 16-24 and Use of an Electronic Device to Solicit/Entice/Lure a Minor.


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