Substitute teacher accused of engaging in sexual acts with minor

Police say Michael Vivanco met underage victim on social media site


MIAMI – Police have arrested a 22-year-old substitute teacher who they say engaged in sexual acts with a minor.

Miami-Dade police arrested and charged Michael Vivanco, 22, with two counts of transmission of harmful material to a minor, one count of lewd and lascivious battery and one count of lewd and lascivious conduct.

Vivanco said he met the underage victim on a social media website, and then solicited the victim to engage in sexual acts and the victim consented, according to police.

Police said Vivanco is a substitute teacher at Felix Varela Senior High School.

Those with any information about Vivanco is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS (8477).