Nassau County Teacher Facing Sex Charges

A teacher has been arrested in Nassau County for unlawful sexual activity with a 17 year-old, child abuse, contributing to the delinquency of a minor, and other crimes. Stephen Turner is a teacher at Fernandina Beach High School and the allegations are that he had sex with a student. Turner is currently suspended from work and has a $260,000 bond.

If you are arrested for these charges in Nassau County, Florida, the penalties are as follows:

1. Unlawful Sexual Activity with a Minor, second degree felony – 15 years

2. Providing Obscene Material to a Minor, third degree felony – 5 years

3. Child Abuse – third degree felony – 5 years

4. Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor – first degree misdemeanor – 1 year