Duncan J. St.Gelais, New Smyrna Beach, Florida (arrested Jan 2013) [child sex sting]

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    Operation Cardea's distinguished educators:​
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    Duncan J. St.Gelais (Ormond Beach, Florida), 25 (born April 28 1987), 9th & 10th grade English teacher at New Smyrna Beach High School, Volusia County Schools, New Smyrna Beach, Florida, "netted in Central Florida's latest undercover operation targeted at child predators"

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    "Operation Cardea" arrest information (courtesy Click Orlando):

    Date: 1/9/2013
    Day of Week: Wednesday
    Time of Arrest: 12:17:00 AM
    Offender Name: Duncan J St Gelais
    Date of Birth: 4/28/1987
    Age: 25
    City: Ormond Beach
    State: FL
    County: Volusia​

    News Journal Online: Deputies: NSB High teacher, 4 others from Volusia arrested in sex sting (Jan 14 2013)

    Five Volusia County residents, including a New Smyrna Beach High School teacher, were netted in Central Florida's latest undercover operation targeted at child predators. Duncan J. St.Gelais, 25, Ormond Beach, was arrested Jan. 9 as part of Operation Cardea. Seminole County authorities said the 50 suspects arrested and charged in the weeklong operation communicated online, by phone and by email with detectives posing as teenagers or parents of teenagers. The men were arrested when they arrived at a location in Oviedo to have sex with the youths.

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    St. Gelais taught 10th-grade English at New Smyrna Beach High School before resigning for personal and family reasons on Thursday.

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    Seminole County authorities said undercover personnel used an ad indicating "Family Fun Time" on an Internet bulletin board to attract suspects. In St. Gelais' case, the undercover officer said she was the mother of a 14-year-old girl.


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    Orlando Sentinel: Teachers among 50 arrested in Seminole child-predator operation (Jan 14 2013)

    Three teachers, a tourist from Turkey and a businessman from North Carolina were among 50 men arrested in the latest Central Florida undercover operation targeting child predators ... Several school employees were arrested including ... Duncan St. Gelais, 25, a 9th and 10th grade English teacher at New Smyrna Beach High School.
     
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    WOGX: Teachers, school workers among 50 arrested in Seminole sex sting (Jan 14 2013)

    "Operation Cardea" targeted people who use the Internet to sexually exploit children, deputies said, and the suspects were arrested over the past week, including four men arrested late Sunday night. The list of those arrested includes two local school teachers and two other employees at local schools ... Also arrested were ... Duncan St. Gelais, a teacher at New Smyrna Beach High School in Volusia County ...
     
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    Sun Sentinel: Teachers among 50 arrested in Seminole child-predator operation (Jan 14 2013)

    Seminole County authorities on Monday announced details about "Operation Cardea," a weeklong investigation that concluded Monday morning and involved 16 law-enforcement agencies. Authorities said the suspects communicated online with undercover detectives posing as teens and pre-teens, or the parents of the children. The men were arrested when they arrived at an undercover location intending to have sex with the youths, authorities said ... Several school employees were arrested including:
    • Duncan St. Gelais, 25, a 9th and 10th grade English teacher at New Smyrna Beach High School.
     
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    Fox News: Florida teachers among 50 charged in online child-sex sting (Jan 14 2013)

    Two teachers and two other school employees were among 50 people arrested as part of an online child-sex sting in central Florida, MyFoxOrlando.com reports ... The list of those arrested includes two local school teachers and two other employees at local schools ... Also arrested were ... Duncan St. Gelais, a teacher at New Smyrna Beach High School in Volusia County ... Investigators posed online as teens or parents and had communications with the suspects. Several suspects sent photos of a sexual nature. Detectives say all 50 men traveled to a home in Seminole County thinking they were going to have sex with teens between the ages of 11 and 15. All suspects will be charged with traveling to meet a minor for sex and soliciting a minor for sex.
     
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    Click Orlando: Teachers, students among 50 nabbed in Central Florida child sex sting: Offenders ranged from 19 to 60 years old, police say (Jan 14 2013)

    Seminole County deputies arrested 50 people, including teachers, tourists and college students, in Central Florida in a weeklong online child sex exploitation sting. According to deputies, the undercover operation, "Operation Cardea," had officers chatting online, through email and phone with people who believed they were talking with a minor or with an adult that had a minor available for sexual activity.

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    New Smyrna Beach High School English teacher Duncas St. Gelais is accused of bringing condoms to have sex with a 14-year-old girl. "He sent us his actual photograph and was quoted by saying he had a lot to lose," detectives said. Investigators said St. Gelais told them he had never propositioned any of his students ... Emery said St Gelais taught English at New Smyrna Beach High School until his arrest last week. Parents said the school never told them why the teacher was gone. It's unclear what the district has done with St Gelais since his arrest. Local 6 asked the district those questions and we're still waiting to hear back.
     
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    CNN: Teachers among 50 arrested in child sex sting (Jan 15 2013)

    One of the men, authorities said, was a Florida high school English teacher [Duncan J. St.Gelais] who arrived at the decoy home with condoms in his pocket planning to have sex with a 14-year-old girl. Before coming to the home, he sent photos of himself to the undercover officer, Florida detectives said. "He said he had a lot to lose," Seminole County Maj. Dennis Lemma told reporters.
     
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    The Daily Caller: Florida teachers arrested in child-sex sting (Jan 15 2013)

    The sting operation resulted in the arrest of ... a high school teacher [Duncan J. St.Gelais] ... all from different schools ... The suspects were arrested during “Operation Cardea,” in which police officers posed as underage kids in online chat rooms. The undercover officers then agree to meet with the suspects at a specific location. The suspects believe they will be engaging in sex with a child between the ages of 11 and 15.
     
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    Huffington Post: Florida Child Sex Sting, 'Operation Cardea,' Leads To 50 Arrests (Jan 15 2013)

    The suspects, all men, ranged in age from 19 to 60 ... Footage released by authorities shows the men being thrown against a wall at the home before their arrests. At least one suspect led police on a foot chase in the front yard before he was taken down. One of the men was a Florida high school English teacher [Duncan J. St.Gelais] who allegedly arrived at the decoy home with condoms in his pocket, expecting to have sex with a 14-year-old girl, Fox 40 reports. He reportedly sent photos to undercover agents before showing up and noted that he had a lot to lose if caught.
     
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    Gant Daily: Florida teachers among 50 arrested in online child sex sting (Jan 15 2013)

    Officials revealed investigators identified themselves as teens or parents online and communicated with the suspects, some of whom sent illicit photos. Detectives claimed all 50 men headed to a home located in Oviedo intending to have sex with teens between the ages of 11 and 15. The suspects include a Florida high school English teacher [Duncan J. St.Gelais] ... They are facing charges of traveling to meet a minor for sex and soliciting a minor for sex.
     
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    Today's THV: Teachers among 50 arrested in Fla. child sex sting (Jan 15 2013)

    Authorities have arrested these 50 people as part of "Operation Cardea" named after the Roman goddess who protects the home. Among them four local school employees ... And New Smyrna Beach High School English teacher Duncan St. Gelais is accused of bringing condoms to have sex with a 14-year-old girl. Lemma says, "He sent us his actual photograph and was quoted by saying he had a lot to lose."
     
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    CBS News: Operation Cardea: 50 people arrested in Florida online child-sex sting, report says (Jan 15 2013)

    "Operation Cardea," named after a Roman goddess who protected homes, involved police officers posing online as teens and parents as they chatted with people who use the Internet to sexually exploit children, the station reports. Authorities said 200 investigators worked with more than a dozen law enforcement agencies, including the FBI and FDLE, to make the arrests, according to Fox News. The suspects ranged from 19 to 60 years old and included a local high school teacher, a tourist visiting from Turkey, college students and out-of-state residents, WKMG reports. Among those arrested are ... Duncas St. Gelais, an English teacher at New Smyrna Beach High School ...
     
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    My Fox 8: Teachers, NC businessman among 50 arrested in child sex sting (Feb 15 2013)

    Footage released by authorities captured their surprise as their illicit date turned into a rough tackle by a posse of officers. The black and white footage shows officers slamming the men against the wall of the home before cuffing them. At least one man led police on a brief footchase in the front yard before they took him down. One of the men, authorities said, was a Florida high school English teacher [Duncas St. Gelais] who arrived at the decoy home with condoms in his pocket planning to have sex with a 14-year-old girl. Before coming to the home, he sent photos of himself to the undercover officer, Florida detectives said. “He said he had a lot to lose,” Seminole County Maj. Dennis Lemma told reporters.

    Fox 8: Teachers Among 50 Arrested in Child Sex Sting (Jan 15 2013)
     
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    Broward/Palm Beach New Times Blog: Florida High School Teacher Among Those Caught in Massive Sex Sting Operation (Jan 16 2013)

    Authorities created a fake chat line where suspects believed they were chatting with children who wanted to meet for sex or with parents supposedly offering their children for sex in exchange for money. The men, ranging from ages 19 to 60, were told to drive to a pristine home in the city of Oviedo, about 19 miles from Orlando, where cops were waiting for them. According to authorities, one of the men was a Florida high school English teacher [Duncas St. Gelais] who arrived at the house with a pack of condoms to have sex with a 14-year old girl. The teacher allegedly sent photographs of himself to the undercover agent posing as the girl online. "He said he had a lot to lose," Seminole County Maj. Dennis Lemma told reporters.
     
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    NBC 33 TV: Florida authorities arrest 50 people seeking sex with children (Jan 16 2013)

    A Volusia County teacher, Duncan St. Gelais, resigned from his teaching job after his arrest. "He teaches English to ninth and 10th-graders," said Seminole County Sheriff's Chief Dennis Lemma. "He connected up with whom he thought was a mother who said the family was open-minded. He negotiated and was prepared to have sex with who he thought was a 14 year old female."

    KSN: Dozens arrested in underage sex sting (Jan 16 2013)