FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CBS4)– A Greeley high school teacher has been arrested during a prostitution sting and placed on leave from his position.
Police said John Derek Haffner was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of soliciting a prostitute and patronizing a prostitute in Fort Collins. He was one of eight people arrested as part of a prostitution sting at a Fort Collins hotel.READ MORE: FBI Denver Believes Gabby Petito's Body Has Been Found In Wyoming
Haffner, 52, was a graduation interventionist who taught career and life choices at Greeley Central High School.READ MORE: Rollover Crash In Colorado Springs Kills Active Duty Air Force Airman
According to Haffner’s LinkedIn profile, he also worked as a senior pastor at First United Methodist Church of Pierce where stated his job was to “council persons with personal, ethical or spiritual struggles.”
According to the Greeley-Evans School District, Haffner was placed on paid administrative leave on Friday after school district officials learned of his arrest.MORE NEWS: 4 Large COVID-19 Vaccination Sites Opening This Week In Colorado
Haffner is out of jail and scheduled to return to court in early June.