By Associated Press - Tuesday, August 5, 2014

WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) - The Wausau School District says a teacher has resigned after he and seven other men were arrested in an online prostitution sting last month.

District Superintendent Kathleen Williams says the teacher submitted a letter of resignation Tuesday. She says the School Board will take official action next week.

She and Wausau Police Lt. Matt Barnes declined to identify the man. Barnes says the suspects were given tickets that carry $2,000 fines but they weren’t charged.

Barnes says the men responded to online ads and thought they were soliciting prostitutes.

Williams says there was never any indication that students’ safety was at risk.



These are the first citations issued in Wausau after the council approved a new ordinance allowing police to give tickets instead of recommending criminal charges.

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