CLEVELAND, Ohio – Suspended St. Edward’s teacher Patrick DeChant entered a not guilty plea Friday on a charge of attempted unlawful sexual conduct with a minor.
The indictment says from September to October of 2019, he talked to someone he believed was a 15-year-old girl online.
He was arrested when he attempted to meet the person for sex, according to court records.
Law enforcement officers were posing as the teen girl.
DeChant entered a not guilty plea. His original bond of $25,000 was continued.