Dance Instructor Arrested For Alleged Sex With 15-Year-Old Boy

CORAL SPRINGS (CBSMiami) –  A dance instructor has been arrested for allegedly having sex with a teenage boy half her age.

According to Coral Springs Police, Jennifer Deberry, 30, met the 15-year-old victim at the Dance Effect Studio in Coral Springs.

The two reportedly began a sexual relationship in September, 2012 which lasted until January, 2013.

The victim claimed he met Deberry when he was 13-years-old.

Police detectives said they obtained 117 pages of text messages between Deberry and the victim which detailed the relationship.

Many of the messages detailed the sexual relationship between the victim and Deberry.

Some of the less detailed messages read:

“You know we have been together for about a month now, but I feel like forever❤ xoxo.”

“Good night sweetheart: (I love you with all my heart and can’t wait to be with you again tomorrow.  Sweet dreams❤ hugs and kisses and more kisses, I can’t wait for the day that I can fall asleep in your arms❤ hopefully in New York : D.”

“<3 Thank you for the greatest weekend ever : D its hard to imagine that it could ever possibly get any better that this weekend was❤ I’m going to miss you all day tomorrow until I see you but it will feel great when I do. I love you <3xoxo.”

Deberry is out of jail on a $10,000 bond.


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