Dan Hussan: Fort Pierce teacher will remain out of jail following hearing to revoke his bond

Accused of contacting a 7th alleged victim

FORT PIERCE, Fla. - A Fort Pierce Westwood High School teacher will remain out of jail, following a hearing Wednesday to revoke his bond.

This comes after 68-year-old Dan Hussan posted bond after being charged with Lewd and Lascivious Molestation against 6 students.

Now, detectives say a 7th student has come forward, and parents wanted to see him put back behind bars.

Investigators say he tried to make contact with the 7th alleged victim after he posted bond for the 1st 6 counts, violating a court order to have no contact with the alleged victims or any St. Lucie County students.

Parents of the alleged victims were hoping to see his bond revoked after they say they worry he might try to contact other students.

Detective say shortly after his release, Hussan asked another teacher to contact at least one alleged victim for him, and tell her 'hello', that he's out of prison and doing okay.

That alleged victim testified Wednesday, saying the message gave her anxiety and that she didn't know what to think of it.

After speaking with detectives about the message, they say they she also told them he had touched her inappropriately, making her the 7th alleged victim.

He was arrested again on April 4 on a 7th count of Lewd and Lascivious contact with the 15-year-old girl.

The teacher accused of passing the message along to the victim defended Hussan in court Wednesday, and said Hussan did not tell him to send a long a message.

A judge decided there was not enough evidence to support that Hussan tried to contact the student, and did not revoke his bond.

Parents of the victims say they were highly disappointed by the judge's decision.

"I love her, and she's very strong and brave. All of the girls involved in this are. I'm proud of them because they'll stop this from happening in the future," one mother said.

Investigators say all of the alleged victims were 14- and 15-years-old. The St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office says the alleged activity all happened nice last August.

Prosecutors say some of the alleged victims have given investigators names of other possible victims.

Officials continue to encourage any other possible victims to come forward.day, April 16, 2014 5:05 PM
 

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