Matthew Thompson, Lakeland, Florida (arrested Dec 2011)

Discussion in 'Tomcats' started by TMP, Dec 17, 2011.

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    Lakeland, Florida, and Polk County teachers with "issues":​
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    Name: Matthew Thompson, 140 Glendale St., Lakeland, Florida

    Age: 30

    School: George Jenkins High School, Lakeland, Florida (previously coached at Melbourne Central Catholic, Melbourne, Florida, 2005-2007; then at Wildwood High School in Sumter County)

    Position: Football coach

    Victim: Girl, 17

    ABC Action News (14 Dec 2011): George Jenkins head football coach Matt Thompson arrested for sex related crimes against children

    Lakeland Ledger (14 Dec 2011): Jenkins Head Football Coach Arrested

    Orlando Sentinel (14 Dec 2011): Football coach, youth pastors accused of sex with teen girls

    Palm Beach Post (14 Dec 2011): Sex crimes: Head football coach accused of sex with teen girl

    My Fox Tampa Bay (14 Dec 2011): Sheriff: George Jenkins High football coach had sex with student

    Central Florida News 13 (14 Dec 2011): Polk County football coach, 2 youth pastors, arrested on sex-related charges

    Free Republic (14 Dec 2011): Florida evangelical pastors charged with sex crimes

    Miami Herald (14 Dec 2011): 3 charged with sex crimes in Polk County

    Daily Ridge (14 Dec 2011): George Jenkins Head Coach Matt Thompson Arrested

    Lakeland Ledger (15Dec 2011): Coach Accused of Sex Crime Faces Dismissal, Bail Set at $50,000

    ABC Action News (15 Dec 2011): Football coach arrested for sex with student faced other allegations at George Jenkins HS

    WTSP (15 Dec 2011): High school football coach, youth ministers arrested on child sex charges

    Tampa Tribune (15 Dec 2011): Coach, two others arrested on child-sex charges

    Polk Preps (15 Dec 2011): Jenkins' Coach's Arrest Comes on Heels of Ex-Players' Accusations of Bullying

    WTSP (16 Dec 2011): School superintendent wants accused coach fired

    Mugshot from 9 Feb 2008 arrest for criminal mischief:

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    Matthrew Thompson was already under investigationf for two other issues ...

    Bay News 9 (14 Dec 2014): Polk County football coach, 2 youth pastors, arrested on sex-related charges

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    News Chief (15 Dec 2011): Matt Thompson one of 3 men held this week in cases involving teens

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    Polk Preps (25 Dec 2011): A Transfer Dispute, and a Coach's Fall