Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Polk teacher accused of sex with students faces Hillsborough hearing

TAMPA — Jennifer Fichter, the Polk County teacher facing charges of having sex with underage students, is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday on some of the counts in Hillsborough County.

Transferred from Polk to the Hillsborough County Jail, Fichter, 29, faces three charges in Hillsborough and 37 in Polk.

She was arrested in April in Lakeland. She is accused of having sex with three students at the Central Florida Aerospace Academy. While most of the encounters happened in Polk, investigators said, some occurred in Hillsborough.

After her arraignment, Fichter will be sent back to jail in Polk, a spokesman for the Hillsborough State Attorney's Office said.

Polk teacher accused of sex with students faces Hillsborough hearing 06/12/14 [Last modified: Thursday, June 12, 2014 6:14pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. St. Pete Pride schedule and live blog

    Special Topics

    Here are some events to help you celebrate this year's pride celebration:

    George Michael Tribute Unveiling

  2.   Jake Faria has pitched 6-1/3 innings and has allowed one run in each of this first three starts.
  3. Rick vs. Rick: St. Petersburg sewage crisis edition

    Elections

    ST. PETERSBURG — For nearly two years, the political stench of a sewage crisis has permeated City Hall.

    Rick vs. Rick are battling to become St. Petersburg mayor. Former mayor Rick Baker, left, is challenging incumbent Mayor Rick Kriseman, right.
  4. Lightning takes defenseman Cal Foote with top pick in draft

    Lightning Strikes

    CHICAGO — Former Avalanche defenseman Adam Foote said his son Cal lived in the locker room.

    Cal Foote, second from left, is welcomed to the Lightning by GM Steve Yzerman, far left.
  5. It's Rays' turn to pound Orioles pitching (w/video)

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG - Ah, the fantastic four.

    The Rays smashed the reeling Orioles 15-5 on Friday, scoring a season-high in runs, to climb four games above .500 for the first time since July 1, 2015.

    Rays third baseman Evan Longoria scores on a triple by Logan Morrison during the first inning against the Orioles.