Kelsey Peterson Arrested in Mexico, 13 Year Old Boy Fernando Rodriguez Released, but May Not be Allowed to Re-Enter US
Another case of a teacher-student inappropriate relationship with a a twist, throw in illegal immigration to the mix.
It started out as police hunted for a 25 year old teacher and her former student who were last seen on October 35, 2007. The parents of Fernando Rodriguez reported their son missing Saturday after he was last seen late Thursday.
Kelsey Peterson, a 25 year old sixth-grade math teacher and basketball coach at Lexington Middle School, was arrested in Mexico after fleeing with a 13 year old boy. Kelsey Peterson and the 13 year old boy are suspected of having a sexual relationship. An arrest warrant ad been issued Monday charging Peterson with kidnapping, child abuse, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Following the two being located, the 13-year-old boy, Fernando Rodriguez, was reported to be in the care of relatives in Mexico.
A female teacher was in FBI custody yesterday as federal and local prosecutors sought to determine how they would handle charges alleging that she ran away with a 13-year-old boy, taking him across the border into Mexico.
Kelsey Peterson, 25, a sixth-grade math teacher and basketball coach at Lexington Middle School, was turned over to the FBI early yesterday after being arrested the night before in the border city of Mexicali.
The story gets even more peculiar as even though 13 year old Fernando Rodriguez was released to family members in Mexico, he may not be allowed to return to the United States. Why? Fernando Rodriguez was an illegal alien in Nebraska attending 8th grade. Once again, your hard earned tax dollars at work.
A 13-year-old student with whom a middle school teacher is accused of fleeing to create a romantic life in the boy’s native Mexico may be required to stay there.