Dennis Blake, Courtesy Palm Beach County Jail.

Dennis Blake, Courtesy Palm Beach County Jail.

BOYNTON BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) —  A retired teacher from Indiana is in the Palm Beach County jail tonight, following his arrest for soliciting sex from a child.

The teacher, Dennis Blake, 64, was chatting online with the “boy” since October and allegedly believed he was meeting the boy this evening at a restaurant in Boynton. The boy, however, was a Boynton Beach detective. The takedown went down at a restaurant in the Boynton Beach Mall.

Here is a brief summary from Boynton Beach Police. Click here for the full arrest report as filed with the court.

Blake, who was a teacher in Indiana,  had been chatting online with the “boy” since October. He also texted sexually explicit photographs of himself.
Blake was arrested when he arrived at TooJay restaurant in the Boynton Beach Mall at around 6 p.m.
 He is charged with soliciting a child for unlawful sexual conduct, traveling to meet a minor to commit an unlawful sex act and transmission of harmful material to a minor.
He was taken to the Palm Beach County Jail.

Our thanks to the Boynton Beach Police Department for releasing this information so expeditiously.

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