Mount Dora High School ESE specialist, Jason William Roberts, 40, was arrested and charged with two counts of lewd and lascivious molestation on a child under the age of 16.
Accordingly to the Mount Dora Police report, the victim stated Roberts’ attention was filling a void and that she felt she was in a relationship with him. Roberts allegedly told the victim he could go to jail for his actions, however he continued. The incidents reportedly happened at the school.
After evidence was obtained on September 4, a bench warrant was issued on September 5. Roberts was arrested and booked into Lake County Jail on September 20.
Roberts previously worked as an ESE Specialist at Mount Dora Middle School.