KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Students and parents are shocked by the arrest Friday of a Kissimmee teacher and minister
who police say was sending naked pictures to a 16-year-old student.
Investigators said his wife tipped them off.
Investigators firmly believe
Brown is being held at the Osceola County Jail on $5,000 bond.
Students said the staff told them he was on vacation.
"Everybody didn't expect that from Mr.
Parents and students Eyewitness News spoke with at Mavericks Charter High School in Kissimmee say they looked to Brown as a mentor and positive figure.
"He was friendly. He helped people out, he helped kids graduate," Rivera said.
It came as a great surprise to parents that Brown was arrested for allegedly
"The wife was the one who had mentioned to another worker that he was receiving explicit photos from
His wife did not want to talk to Channel 9 about the pictures.
Police are concerned there could be more victims, not just at the school, but also at Living Word Church, where
Reports show he told police he took special interest in
Initially he didn't admit to sending and receiving the photos, but later came clean with detectives.
"You know this starts it, so I'm glad we were able to stop it before it got to that situation," Miller said.