Guilty! David Wendel Thompson, Dade City, Florida (arrested Mar 2014)

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    David Wendel Thompson, 48, social studies teacher at Centennial Middle School, Pasco County Schools, Dade City, Florida, "federal charges he tried to entice two young girls to have sex with him"

    My Fox Tampa Bay: Pasco teacher accused of trying to lure teens for sex (Mar 17 2014)

    A Pasco County teacher [David Wendel Thompson] is under arrest in Miami after investigators say he booked a plane trip to Belize to have sex with two underage girls ... According to a criminal complaint, Thompson used Facebook to contact and have sexually explicit conversations with a 13-year-old and 15-year-old female. Investigators say he booked a flight to Belize City with a layover in Miami. They say he was refused entry to Belize and arrested at the airport.

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    Immigration & Customs Enforcement: Florida teacher arrested for enticement of minors [Press Release] (Mar 17 2014)

    A Dade City middle school teacher was arrested Friday for enticement of minors by special agents from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).

    David Wendel Thompson, 48, of Seffner, is being prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida. He faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years and a maximum penalty of life in prison if convicted.

    According to the criminal complaint, Thompson used Facebook to attempt to knowingly persuade two minor females from Belize to engage in sexually explicit conduct. In February 2014, Thompson had sexually explicit conversations with a 13-year-old and a 15-year-old female in Belize. In those conversations, he discussed flying to Belize to meet the minors and to engage in sexual activity with them. On March 14, Thompson took a flight from Tampa to Belize City, with a layover in Miami. He was refused entry into Belize and arrested at the Miami International Airport upon return.
     
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    ABC Action News: Dade City teacher charged with trying to entice teens for sex (Mar 17 2014)

    A Dade City teacher faces federal charges after authorities say he tried to persuade two underage girls from Belize to have sex with him. David Wendel Thompson, 48, of Seffner was arrested at Miami International Airport while en route to Belize City, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Tampa. Thompson, a teacher at Centennial Middle School in Dade City, began to have sexually explicit conversations through Facebook in February with two girls, ages 13 and 15, who live in Belize, authorities say. He’s accused of discussing flying to Belize to meeting the girls for sex. Friday, he flew from Tampa to Miami, where he had a layover on his way to Belize City.
     
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    Bay News 9: Officials: Pasco teacher tried to fly to Belize for sex with teen girls (Mar 17 2014)

    Federal authorities say David Wendel Thompson, 48, left Tampa last week and flew to the country of Belize in Central America to see a 13-year-old girl and a 15-year-old girl to engage in sexual activities but officials there turned him away. On his way back to Tampa during a layover in Miami, federal agents said that’s when they moved in.

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    According to federal documents, Thompson had sexually explicit conversations with the girls through instant messages on Facebook. Here are parts of their conversation.

    Thompson allegedly said to alleged victim number 1, “ok then I will make sure u always have money.... and I want to always be special to u so let me b your first.” He went on to say, “i thought u were 15 but then u said 13. which is it”

    Alleged victim number 2 responded, “Im 13 but ppl tink im 15.” During parts of the conversations with alleged victim number two, Thompson said, “I just want to be ur first thats my present so I can b special to u” to which the 15-year-old responded, “ok you will be.” That’s when Thompson responded, “…clear our messages on your computer b4 we go..” to which she replied “ok.”

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    Federal authorities said Thompson has already traveled to Belize nine times since June, 2011.
     
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    Channel 5 Belize: Florida teacher arrested for enticing Belizean minors (Mar 17 2014)

    A forty-eight year old teacher [David Wendel Thompson] from Pasco County, Florida is in lockdown in Miami tonight after he attempted to travel to Belize to have sex with two underage girls ... Authorities say he had sexually explicit conversations with the girls, one thirteen and the other fifteen. Thompson went so far as to book a flight to Belize City, where he was to hook up with the girls, but that didn’t happen because, according to reports in the U.S. media, he was detained on Friday at the Miami International Airport as he attempted to board his flight.
     
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    Tampa Bay Times: Pasco middle school teacher charged with enticing teens on Facebook (Mar 17 2014)

    According to a criminal complaint filed by the U.S. Attorney's Office, Thompson had sexually explicit conversations with a 13-year-old and a 15-year-old in February. A cyber crimes unit with Homeland Security received the information about the chats around March 12, the complaint said. Thompson told one of the girls, "ok we need to start thinking how u can see me," and "i bought my plane ticket today," among other more explicit messages. Agents also found pictures of the young girls in his account. On Feb. 26, he told one of the girls, "great by the way clear our messages on your computer b4 u go."

    On Friday, Thompson checked in for his 4:50 a.m. flight from Tampa International Airport to Belize City, with a layover in Miami. Law enforcement searched his checked bag and found condoms, a drug for erectile dysfunction, two brand new computer tablets and fliers for a hotel in Belize. He was allowed to fly to Belize, where he was refused entry. Authorities arrested him when he got back. The complaint said Thompson has traveled to Belize nine times since June 2011.
     
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    Tampa Tribune: Pasco teacher accused of trying to entice teens (Mar 17 2014)

    A Pasco County teacher [David Wendel Thompson] is facing federal charges after allegedly trying to entice two girls in Belize into sex ... According to the criminal complaint, in February, Thompson had sexually explicit conversations on Facebook with a 13-year-old and a 15-year-old female in Belize. In those conversations, he discussed flying to Belize to meet the minors and engage in sexual activity with them, the complaint said. On Friday, Thompson took a flight from Tampa to Belize City, Belize, with a layover in Miami. He was refused entry into Belize, however, and arrested in the Miami International Airport, Bentley said.
     
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    7 News Belize: American Teachers Enticed Belizean Minors Via Facebook (Mar 17 2014)

    David Wendel Thompson who has reportedly travelled to Belize nine times since 2011 was arrested in Miami on Friday. A press release from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says he flew to Belize, where he was refused entry and then returned to Miami where he was then arrested. He's in custody now for online enticement of minors, a federal offence for which he could face ten years to life in prison. The US Attorney's office says the 48 year old had sexually explicit conversations with a 13-year-old and a 15-year-old in Belize in February. In those conversations, he discussed flying to Belize to meet the minors and to engage in sexual activity with them. Reports say, a cyber crimes unit of Homeland Security received information about the chats around March 12. When US law enforcement personnel searched his bags on Friday, they found condoms, a drug for erectile dysfunction, two brand new computer tablets and fliers for a hotel in Belize.
     
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    Bay News 9: Deputies: No indications teacher was involved illegally with juveniles in Pasco (May 18 2014)

    The middle school teacher accused of trying to have sex with underage girls in Belize is not known to authorities in Pasco County. Federal investigators say David Wendel Thompson tried to travel to Belize to have sex with two underage girls he chatted with through Facebook ... "We don't have any indication or evidence that he was doing anything illegal with juveniles in Pasco," said Pasco County Sheriff's Office spokesperson Kevin Doll.
     
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    WSMV: Complaint: Pasco teacher had condoms, tablets in luggage (Mar 18 2014)

    A Pasco County teacher accused of using Facebook to persuade two minors in Belize to have sexual relations with him had condoms and a drug for erectile dysfunction in his luggage when he was stopped at the Miami International Airport, according to a federal document. David Wendel Thompson was arrested Friday, accused of enticing two girls, ages 13 and 15.

    In an online conversation with the 13-year-old last month, Thompson said he had bought a plane ticket to arrive March 14th, according to the criminal complaint obtained by News Channel 8. The complaint shows he also asks the girl's age, saying: "I thought u were 15 but then u said 13. which is it." "Im 13 but ppl think im 15," the girl responded. Later, the complaint states Thompson messaged, "and I want to always be special to u so let me b your first." ... A Facebook Security Unit also reported that the 13-year-old sent him an "image of a female with her breasts exposed." In Thompson's luggage, agents reported finding two new computer tablets. In his conversation with the 15-year-old, Thompson asks if she wants a new tablet or "shoes and hat," according to the document.
     
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    Jamaica Observer: US teacher arrested for enticement of minors from Belize (Mar 18 2014)

    The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency says a Dade City middle school teacher in southern Florida has been arrested for enticement of minors from Belize. ICE said that special agents from its Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) nabbed David Wendel Thompson, 48, of Seffner, Florida over the last weekend and faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years and a maximum penalty of life in prison if convicted.
     
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    Pasco teacher pleads guilty to soliciting sex from children

    Charged with attempting to entice two young girls in Belize to have sex with him, a teacher at Centennial Middle School in Dade City has agreed to plead guilty in exchange for a lighter sentence. David Wendel Thompson ... faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years in prison, though a judge could sentence him to a maximum of life in prison.


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    Former Pasco teacher pleads guilty to online enticement of a minor

    David Wendel Thompson, 49, faces a mandatory minimum penalty of 10 years, up to life, in federal prison and a potential life term of supervision. His sentencing hearing is set for January 20, 2015. According to the plea agreement, between December 14, 2013, and March 14, 2014, Thompson used Facebook to attempt to persuade two girls in Belize, ages 13 and 15, to have sex with him.


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    Teacher Who Visited Belize Pleads Guilty to Enticing Minors

    There is news tonight out of Tampa, Florida where a former school teacher [David Wendel Thompson ] has pleaded guilty in the federal Court to enticing two minors for sex ... At the time, one was thirteen years old and the other fifteen. In the plea agreement, Thompson claimed that when one of the minors said she was not a prostitute, he replied that however she needed help. He also admitted that he knew the girls were underage.


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