Michael Lunt, South Broward High Teacher, Arrested For Having Sex With Student

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South Broward High School teacher Michael James Lunt was arrested for allegedly having sex with one his female students back in December, according to the Broward County Sheriff's Office.

Lunt reportedly turned himself in Tuesday night at the Broward Sheriff's Main Jail.

The relationship appears to have been consensual.

However, the student is 16 years old.

The girl's mother had become aware of the inappropriate relationship when her daughter's behavior had suddenly changed.

According to the report from BSO, the mother was concerned that Lunt had used his position as an authority figure to coerce her daughter into a sexual relationship.

She then reported the relationship to authorities.

Broward County Public Schools spokeswoman Tracy Clark says that they are working with law enforcement officials, and have launched an administrative investigation against Lunt.

"The teacher will be reassigned away from students while the criminal and administrative investigations continue," Clark said.

After he turned himself in, Lunt was charged with one count of unlawful sexual activity with certain minors, which is a second-degree felony.

Anyone with information about other inappropriate behavior by Lunt is asked report it to Broward Sheriff's Office Special Victims Unit Detective Ann Suter at (954) 321-4240.

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5 comments
lftm363
lftm363

Wow and to imagine this guy rewrites a press release and doesn't attempt to gather actual details about the story itself. Really? Lol. I saw this EXACT wording on an actual news website. Tsk tsk. Do society a favor, do not pursue any career within the media. They already make things more dramatic than necessary (that is after all, what catches viewers) but for someone to use that BS to make a story of themselves...pathetic.

ChazStevensGenius
ChazStevensGenius

Paging Mike Lunt doesn't have the same flair as paging Mike Hunt.

smedvin
smedvin

(barely) rewriting a press release earns the author a byline? wow, journalistic standards are lower then I imagined.

chris.joseph
chris.joseph

@smedvin Next time I'll be sure to add laser gun sound effects. 

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