Middle School Dean Arrested For Soliciting Sex From A Student

January 21, 2023

The dean at Warrington Middle School is facing multiple sex offense charges for allegedly soliciting sex from an underage male student.

Darreyel Devahn Laster, 33, was charged with lewd and lascivious behavior involving a person under the age of 18, using a computer to seduce or solicit a child, and committing a sex act. He was released on a $75,000 bond.

Laster was dean when the student attended Warrington Middle School and later saw him at Escambia High School, an arrest report states.

The student said “he was being provided marijuana and alcohol along with being asked to perform or receive (a sexual act) from his former (redacted) dean, Darreyel Laster”. Laster later gave him a bag of marijuana “and smoked some with him later that day,” according to the report.

“While smoking together, Darreyel Laster tried to get (the student) to let him perform oral sex on him,” the report states. Laster allegedly went to the student’s home and  left alcoholic beverages outside his window, texting and asking him to “check by your window”.

At one point, investigators said Laster touched the student in a “provocative manner” and  “caressed” his arm.

The student blocked Laster’s phone number, but he reportedly kept texting him using different numbers.

With an Escambia County Sheriff’s Office investigator listening and recording the call, the student called Laster back early Thursday morning. According to the arrest report, Laster agreed during the conversation to a sexual act with the student.

According to Escambia County Public Schools, Laster resigned Thursday afternoon and is no longer employed by the district. He was hired in December 2021 as the Warrington Middle dean. He has not worked at any other schools in the district.


10 Responses to “Middle School Dean Arrested For Soliciting Sex From A Student”

  1. dubz on January 23rd, 2023 3:04 pm

    @ Rachel: Jesus would forgive.

  2. Green Rocket on January 22nd, 2023 1:14 pm

    With any luck the current School superintendent will keep him out of any school.

  3. Mark on January 22nd, 2023 8:03 am

    God help us protect our children from these sodomites!

  4. Rachel on January 21st, 2023 11:05 pm

    Why is this individual given a bond??? Or judicial system is corrupt. What would God do??

  5. Anne on January 21st, 2023 7:34 pm

    Laster needs to be held Fully Accountable for these (other?) actions.
    NOT in defense of this Laster but an FYI — If he was from another state, it can be very difficult for the school system to get Full Disclosure on previous behaviors.
    Many places dismiss an employee ( In or Out of school systems ) or allow them to resign instead of pursuing a lengthy and expensive trial.
    That is on the courts being lenient on many cases or the District Atty deciding it is a Non-Winnable case.
    To me, this guy should be held in jail until his trial.

  6. Ben on January 21st, 2023 6:32 pm

    I was thinking the same thing. Maybe hire someone qualified instead of a predator.
    Feel the same way about this as I do about the “look at me” parents.

  7. Rasheed Jackson on January 21st, 2023 1:40 pm

    I wonder what kind of a back ground check was done on him. Was this his first encounter with students of this nature? I seem to recall this happening a few years ago, and the perp had a history of this type of behavior.

  8. J-THE-G on January 21st, 2023 10:57 am

    I vote for a death sentence. Not only is he a pedophile, but he tried to abuse his position and use substances to try to manipulate the victim.

  9. sam on January 21st, 2023 8:21 am

    why is he not in a jail? there should be NO bond for pwerverts.

  10. Duke of Wawbeek on January 21st, 2023 7:55 am

    $75K bond?

    Cheap magistrates