PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. – Palm Beach County Sheriff’s office is warning parents about a disturbing arrest of a 4th-grade teacher at Grove Park Elementary School in Palm Beach Gardens on Thursday. According to PBSO, the teacher, who is also a part time baby sitter, is accused of soliciting a minor and traveling to meet a 2-year-old child.
Detectives believe there could be additional victims.
ANYONE who believes their child could be a victim of solicitation of a minor is urged to contact Detective Malory Wildove at 561-688-4079, WildoveM@pbso.org or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS.
— PBSO (@PBCountySheriff) April 2, 2021
Fourth grade teacher Xavier Donte Alexander reportedly advertised his services on “Care.com” and other sites, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.
Alexander was arrested Thursday and will appear in court Friday morning. According to Alexander’s LinkedIn profile, he’s been teaching at Grove Park for six months and has been an employee for the Palm Beach County School District since 2012.
The 27-year-old man is facing charges of soliciting a minor and traveling to meet a child. Detectives with the sheriff’s office’s special victims unit believe there could be additional victims.
Detective Malory Wildove is asking anyone with information about other victims to call her at 561-688-4079 or e-mail her at WildoveM@pbso.org, or Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-8477.