Shelley Dufresne and Rachel Respess: Group Sex With Student?

Shelley Dufresne

Shelley Dufresne and Rachel Respess are two Kenner, Louisiana teachers who have been accused of allegedly having group sex with one of their students, a teenage boy. Dufrense reportedly had sex with the teenage boy previous to September 12, the date when the alleged group sex occurred at the apartment of 24-year-old English teacher Rachel Respess.

After the two teachers turned themselves in on Wednesday, Kenner police booked both of the women, Shelley Dufresne, 34, and Rachel Respess, on three charges, all related to having group sex with the teenage male. The teachers are currently out of jail on a $7,000 bond each and have been suspended without pay, according to a school district spokesperson.

The Kenner, Louisiana police assert that Shelley Dufresne had sex with the male student, 17, more than once before September 12, when the alleged act of group sex took place after a high school football game. According to the police, Dufresne set up the whole group sex scenario and “transported” the teenager to the apartment of fellow teacher, Rachel Respess. The police also allege that Shelley Dufresne “approached” Respess with the idea of having group sex with the male teen and that she knew that Dufresne was bringing the male teenager to her apartment for that express purpose.

This incident was the second time in which Shelley Dufresne was arrested for allegedly having sex with the same teenage boy at an earlier date in September at her home in the town of Montz, Louisiana. At the time this allegedly occurred, the male teenager was a student in one of her classes. In the years 2013-14, the male had been a student in an English class that Rachel Respess taught. Dufresne and Respess have been friends for several years.

The male teenager is 17 now and told the police that he had consented to having had sex with the teachers, investigators stated that when he first had a sexual encounter with Shelley Dufresne he was 16 and still considered a juvenile according to Louisiana law. Even when he turned 17, according to Louisiana state law, sexual encounters between teachers and students up to the age of 21 are forbidden.

Kenner police have not yet been successful in obtaining confessions from either Shelley Dufresne or Rachel Respess. However, according to Kenner Police Chief Mike Glaser, Respess gave them a statement in which she “almost” confessed but did not reveal enough “details.”

Police at the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office were initially alerted to the possibility that the two high school English teachers were having sex with a student at the school when school system officials told them that the teen boy was “bragging” about his “having sex with teachers.”

Police have suggested that there might have been photos taken of the alleged group sex between Shelley Dufresne, Rachel Respess and the male teen. The Kenner police chief, Glaser, said there was possibly a video filmed of the sexual encounter, as well.

That claim possibly results from a report in the Times-Picayune that the male teenager bragged to friends, according to WGNO-TV, that he had filmed some of his sexual encounters with Shelley Dufresne and Rachel Respess.

In Kenner, Louisiana, Shelley Dufresne and Rachel Respess, both high school English instructors, were arrested for having had group sex with a now 17-year-old high school boy. Though the male teen is now 17, he was 16 when the alleged sex with one of the teachers, Dufresne, first occurred. Shelley Dufresne is married and has three children. She has been a teacher for almost a decade, while Rachel Respess has taught for two years. Both teachers have been released from jail on a $7,000 bond, and are now awaiting trial.

Written By Douglas Cobb

Sources:
The Times-Picayune – NOLA.com
Los Angeles Times
KABC-TV

3 Responses to "Shelley Dufresne and Rachel Respess: Group Sex With Student?"

  1. Miguel   October 6, 2014 at 11:54 am

    I agree with ChefWanner…I am from Spain, and many times this kind of news are a bit weird…did anyone ask that student? Is anyone mad about that relationship? Please give people a brake…

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  2. Chef Wanner   October 5, 2014 at 11:56 am

    Two hot ladies have fun. A lucky boy has fun too. Where is the problem here? Have the Police and Judges in Louisiana nothing better to do? Are they nuts? The real scandal here is the government mingling into private things of citizens. If the boy would be complaining or accusing, it would be different, but sure he is happy about what he was able to experience. I know I would.

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  3. Teachers Rule   October 4, 2014 at 10:25 pm

    Lucky dogs!!!

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