Florida trainer Daniel Norment allegedly had sexual intercourse with university student

A Florida center university teacher is going through rates for allegedly coercing a previous university student to have sexual intercourse with him in a classroom closet, authorities explained.

Daniel Heath Norment, 41, who taught at Independence Center College in Jupiter for 6 many years, was arrested Tuesday for the alleged illegal sexual intercourse act with a 16-yr-outdated former student two a long time in the past, WPEC described.

Norment’s accuser went to authorities in March — detailing a light-colored couch inside of his classroom’s oversize closet exactly where she statements he led her “by the hand” prior to the alleged assault, according to an arrest report received by the station.

The 18-12 months-previous girl, now in university, said she was coerced by Norment all through the very same timeframe as the previous girls’ basketball mentor authorized gamers to change apparel inside his classroom soon after university.  

At the time, Norment informed the female she was “different and mature for her age” and gave her “good grades for accomplishing practically nothing,” the arrest report suggests.

Norment allegedly committed the unlawful sex act although teaching at Independence Center School in Jupiter, Florida, two many years in the past.
WPTV

The girl, who exchanged cell phone numbers with Norment upon graduating, afterwards returned to visit him at Independence whilst in 10th or 11th quality to aid with paperwork and clear the classroom just before their relationship took a physical change, the arrest report states.

“He would hug, rub her back again and shoulders, and decide on her up and spin her all-around off her feet although kissing her on the cheek,” a Jupiter law enforcement officer wrote in the report. “[The girl] did not think just about anything about the affection and favored the notice.”

Norment then started off rubbing the teen’s breasts and bottom even though professing he was “falling in love” with her, according to the arrest report.

But Norment before long became “more aggressive and passionate” though getting her into the classroom closet, Jupiter police wrote in the report.

Norment was charged with unlawful sexual activity and sex offense against a student by an authority figure.
Norment was charged with unlawful sexual action and intercourse offense towards a student by an authority determine.
Palm Seaside County Sheriff’s Office

“[The victim] advised me that Norment utilized her and realized it was mistaken from him and her to have intercourse at his faculty,” an officer wrote. “She stated she stopped talking to Norment altogether and [has] never ever listened to from him given that the sexual battery.”

Norment, who has been charged with illegal sexual exercise and sex offense towards a pupil by an authority figure, manufactured his initial court visual appeal Wednesday, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel claimed.

The faculty previously ousted Norment as girls’ basketball mentor soon after acquiring stories that he stood outdoors his classroom door as gamers got transformed, the newspaper described.

Norment, whose bond was established at $100,000 Wednesday, questioned for an attorney when faced with the allegations, in accordance to the Sun-Sentinel. He remained in custody Thursday, on the web data show.

A decide also purchased Norment, of Jupiter, not to have get hold of with any individual less than the age of 18 and to continue to be away from Palm Seaside County school district houses, WPTV noted.

The principal at Independence Middle College instructed mom and dad Tuesday that Norment experienced been reassigned in March to a “non-student” speak to position outside the faculty immediately after the allegations surfaced, in accordance to the station.