UPDATE: Charges Against Darren Snieszko have been dismissed
Prosecutors have announced they will not pursue criminal charges in the case against Darren Snieszko citing that the teen's mother wished to put the incident behind them.
An internal investigation by the school indicated that no evidence that sexual contact between student and teacher occurred - but that Snieszko did have an improper relationship by taking students to movies, the zoo and a local theme park without informing parents
St. Petersburg, FL (The Weekly Vice) -- Darren Snieszko, a 25 year old science teacher at Gibbs High School in Saint Petersburg, Florida has been arrested on accusations that he engaged in an inappropriate relationship with an under aged student.
Police have charged Snieszko with 'Interference Of Custody', after learning of a alleged relationship between Snieszko and a 16 year old student that lead to what police characterize as a 'date' between the two.
According to police, Snieszko encouraged the 16 year old student to accompany him on a "Field Trip" to the Lowry Park Zoo. The trip in question however did not involve any other students or teachers.
Snieszko paid for the girl's admission with his Pinellas County teacher's discount card, said St. Petersburg police spokesman Bill Proffitt.
Snieszko has also sent the teen several romantic messages utilizing text messages, emails and the teen's MySpace page, according to police.
Police became aware of the incident when the teen and her mother arrived at the St. Petersburg police station to file a complaint.
Another female student at the school has also come forward with allegations that she and Snieszko went on a date together, however no charges have been forthcoming on that claim.
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