Teacher arrested for lewd behavior via the internet www.privateofficer.com
Joel Cupp, 31, of New Port Richey, was arrested on a charge of lewd and lascivious exhibition via computer. He was being held at the Martin County Jail on $250,000 bond.
According to the complaint affidavit, Cupp sent an unsolicited instant message to the detective and began asking sexual-related questions. The affidavit stated that Cupp then used a Web camera to display his genitalia.
Detectives said the screen name and Internet protocol address were registered to Cupp.
According to the affidavit, Cupp was arrested in 2008 on charges of lewd and lascivious acts via computer and computer solicitation of a child in Pasco County, where he had been employed as a school teacher.
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