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Nassau Teacher Pleads Guilty to Child Cyber Sex Crime

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. -- A 30-year-old Nassau County teacher pleaded guilty in St. Johns County court today to allegations he solicited a teenage boy online.

Joshua Michael Johnson pleaded guilty to one count of traveling to met a minor to engage in sexual conduct with a child, a second degree felony, according to a news release from the office of R.J. Larizza, the State Attorney for Florida's Seventh Judicial District.

Johnson solicited and replied to an undercover agent posing as a 14-year-old boy, Larizza said.

Johnson set up a time to have sex with the "teen' and was arrested when he arrived at the undercover residence in St. Augustine.

According to the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office arrest report, Johnson is a teacher with the Nassau County School District.

St. Johns County Circuit Judge Wendy Berger scheduled Johnson's sentencing for 9 a.m. on June 12.  The Assistant State Attorney prosecuting the case, Jennifer Dunton, said she will seek a prison term, designation as a sex offender and the surrender of Johnson's teaching certificate, according to the release.


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