A retired Florida school teacher pleaded guilty Wednesday to traveling to Lexington to have sex with a juvenile.
Dale Chisena Sr., 60, a retired second-grade teacher from Orange County, Fla., pleaded guilty to one count of interstate travel to engage in sex with a person under 12 years of age.
Chisena and the U.S. attorney's office agreed to a prison sentence of 30 years. Sentencing is scheduled for June 14 before U.S. District Judge Karen Caldwell.
Investigators from Kentucky Attorney General's Cybercrimes Unit arrested Chisena on Feb. 4, 2011 at Blue Grass Airport in Lexington as he prepared to meet two juveniles for sex. Chisena engaged in numerous online chats with a person he thought was the mother of 9- and 11-year-old daughters. In reality he was talking to a Cybercrimes investigator.