Substitute teacher Vernell Hicks of Pompano Beach, Florida was arrested on August 23 for allegedly performing oral sex on a 15-year-old boy he met at Crystal Lakes Middle School.
Hicks, 30, is charged with multiple felony counts of lewd and lascivious molestation, behavior and conduct on a victim 12 to 16 years of age. He is being held in lieu of $150,000 bond. He has been ordered not to access the internet or contact the victim or any other minors. It is unclear if he has acquired legal representation.