Teacher sent nude photos to student to entice him into having sex with her

Teacher sent nude photos to student to entice him into having sex with her
Lindsey M. Halstead (Image: New York State Police)

[Ed. – Teachers unions and the ACLU meantime oppose a bill that would criminalize sex between teachers and students.]

A 16-year-old boy told New York State Police that his former gym teacher at Waterloo High School sent him nude photos on SnapChat before making a plan and meeting up for sex, according to records filed in Seneca Falls Town Court.

Lindsey M. Halstead, 29, of East Bloomfield, was charged Tuesday with two counts of sexual misconduct and one count of endangering the welfare of a child, both misdemeanors, troopers said.

Halstead was a physical education teacher in the Waterloo Central School District for about four years from September 2014 to February 2018. After leaving Waterloo, Halstead worked as a long-term substitute teacher for Midlakes Schools until she was fired, troopers said.

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The teen was interviewed by state police on May 6 about the alleged incident that happened in November 2018. The teen told troopers that Halstead was his gym teacher during the 2017-18 school year.

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