Sarasota, Florida – Parents are stunned as word spreads of a North Port High School psychologist who was arrested on campus on Wednesday.
"I'm appalled by the whole situation," said Michael Biczel, whose 15-year-old son attends the school. "They should take the full limits, press charges, have him incarcerated."
The victim was a then 14-year-old girl whom Harvey Dorey, 44, and his then wife fostered at their home on Pinto Circle in Nokomis and not a student from the school.
An investigation was launched by the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office in June 2013 after the now ex-wife called to report that Dorey and the teen were missing.
After she was located by authorities sleeping at a Venice home that he also own, the girl was questioned but denied anything criminal took place.
"The victim said that nothing happened – that she wasn't a victim and there was not a criminal complaint," said Wendy Rose, a spokesperson for the sheriff's office.
A school psychologist at North Port High is in jail, facing sex charges involving a teen girl.
But according to the sheriff's office, she recently admitted to a caseworker that Dorey molested her for a year. An arrest affidavit details allegations from the victim in which Dorey apparently kissed, touched her private area over her panties and how she woke up to him penetrating her with his finger.
"Any caregiver role is disappointing when someone oversteps their boundaries," said Rose.
Despite Dorey's close connection with children working at North Port High, the sheriff's office told 10 News that it does noy have information that criminal activity took place at the school.
This isn't his first run-in with the law. He has an arrest in December 2013 after a hit and run crash.
"He goes to the gym, he works out, he stays at home," said a man who calls himself Bob.
He is Dorey's tenant, who rents the other half of his home in Venice, and told 10 News that he does not believe the charges of the man he has known for several months.
"The first thing I thought man that's messed up, but then I got to thinking, hey, man this guy is a man of God," he said.
As of Wednesday night, Dorey remains in the Sarasota County jail on $50,000 bond for sex offense against a child fondling victim and $50,000 for sex offense against a child.