Cleveland teacher charged with soliciting sex from undercover agent posing as teen 10/07/2019 10:33 am PDT Comments WJW / Cuyahoga County By Talia Naquin, WJW LAKEWOOD, Ohio (WJW) -- A teacher at St. Edward High School was arraigned Monday, following his arrest on charges of soliciting sex from an undercover agent posing as a teen. Patrick DeChant, 32, of Lakewood, is charged with corruption of a minor. The agent was working with the Ohio Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. St. Edward principal KC McKenna said after learning of the charge, the school suspended DeChant and instructed him to have no contact with students. McKenna said the case does not involve any St. Ed students. In court Monday, DeChant's attorney waived his preliminary hearing to have his case presented to a grand jury. MORE: St. Edwards teacher faces judge on charges of soliciting sex from undercover agent posing as teen - WJW #Cleveland #Ohio #Solicitation #WJW Related Stories Burglars hit home of officer arrested for trying to kidnap 12-year-old girl Charges dropped against man accused of keeping woman in freezer Man steals car with toddler inside, hits and kills bicyclist 9-year-old girl mauled to death by pit bulls Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.