Phillip Velez is a 28 year old man from Pembroke Pines, Florida. He is a culinary arts teacher and basketball coach at Charles W. Flanagan High School and has been accused of sexual misconduct with a minor.
Phillip Velez Sexual Misconduct Allegations
Police: Velez Had Sex With 17 Year Old Student. “According to police, the relationship between Velez and the 17-year-old student began in December. He reportedly met the student at a fundraiser. The two began talking, and the student would visit him in his classroom. Police said the student then visited Velez’s Hollywood home where the two had sexual intercourse on several occasions.” [WSVN]
Velez Charged With Sexual Battery. “28-year-old Philip Velez, a teacher and assistant basketball coach at Flanagan High School in Pembroke Pines, was taken into custody Sunday morning and charged with three counts of sexual battery on a minor and one count of an authority figure engaging in sexual misconduct with a student. According to an arrest report, Velez and the unnamed student began texting after a fundraising event last November and met outside the school several times to talk.” [NBC Miami]