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School officer accused of sex with minor

Man held on $410K bail

Bradford County Sheriff's Office booking photo of Johnny Hernandez

BRADFORD COUNTY, Fla. – A Bradford County Schools resource officer was charged Tuesday with having sex with a minor.

Bradford County Sheriff's Office deputies said an investigation into 36-year-old Johnny Hernandez began in early November.

Hernandez was hired in 2009 as a patrol deputy before he was transferred to the school resource position in August 2010.

Hernandez was fired on Nov. 23 after refusing to show up for an interview. He had been suspended since the investigation began, deputies said.

On Tuesday, prosecutors charged Hernandez with three counts of unlawful sexual activity with a minor.

Deputies did not release the findings of the investigation.

Hernandez was already in jail after he was arrested on Jan. 25 for his involvement in a domestic dispute with his wife. He is also charged with domestic battery and aggravated child neglect.

Hernandez is being held with bail set at $410,000.