Arienne Laflamme, 60
A 60-year-old science teacher at the Brevard County Juvenile Detention Center in Florida has been arrested and charged with 15 counts of unlawful sex with minors and one count of filing a false police report.
Palm Bay police said Adrienne Laflamme told her 17-year-old student to conceal their sexual liaisons, including a threesome with a third student, and drug use so she wouldn’t lose her job, the Orlando Sentinel reported.
“This woman’s actions are an absolute disgrace,” Detective Jasmine Campbell said. “We have reason to believe there are other victims and it’s important that they come forward.”
Laflamme is just the latest instructor to make WND’s big list of American teachers accused or convicted of having sexual relations with students. She reportedly began the four-week heated affair with the inmate student within days of his release. The boy’s mother said the teacher regularly picked the boy up from their home to have sex with him at her own residence.
The affair continued for several weeks, and Laflamme had sex with the student at least 15 times, including one threesome with a 14-year-old boy.
The teacher, away on vacation, loaned her vehicle to the boy. She filed a police report claiming the vehicle was stolen after learning police were investigating her.
Laflamme was allowed a police-monitored phone call to the student. She told the boy she had been suspended from her position and that she was going to deny allegations of sexual abuse. Laflamme suggested he conceal their drug use so she could keep her position and retirement pension.
Brevard County school spokesman Wesley Sumner told the Sentinel Laflamme’s evaluations described her as “an efficient teacher” with no complaints in her file.
The 22-year veteran teacher has been put on paid administrative leave until a criminal investigation can be completed, a juvenile detention center spokesman said. Her bond is set at $225,000.