Youth Gymnastics Coach in Polk County Facing More Child Porn Charges

A Polk County gymnastics coach is facing 40 additional child pornography charges after investigators initially charged him in January. The 21-year-old man has been charged with another 40 counts of possession of child pornography. He was already charged with 22 counts previously. He is being held at the Polk County Jail with no bond. The […]

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Pasco County Assistant Principal Indicted on Child Porn Charges

A federal magistrate judge denied bond for a middle school assistant principal accused of producing and distributing child pornography. The 35-year-old Land O’ Lakes, was taken into custody Tuesday by U.S. Marshals after a Homeland Security investigation of another individual identified in court documents at “Defendant 1” allegedly linked him to the explicit images. A […]

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Naples Judge Arrested in Undercover Prostitution Sting

A Lee County Circuit Judge was one of six men arrested in a prostitution sting on Friday. Investigators allege the 64-year-old man was going to pay $300 for sex. He is accused of calling a prostitute to meet him at a Naples hotel, but he actually met with an undercover officer who was working a […]

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Panama City National Guard Colonel Sentenced to 10 Years in Undercover Sex Sting

A 45-year-old Panama City Beach man and a colonel in the Florida Air National Guard was sentenced to 10 years in prison Thursday after being convicted on Oct. 17 of attempted enticement of a minor for sex. In May 2017, undercover investigators conducted an operation to identify individuals seeking to engage in sexual activity with […]

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Man Accused of Raping Spa Employee in Tampa

Police believe a spa employee was attacked Tuesday afternoon by a man posing as a customer. The accused, a 44-year-old man, was arrested at his home Wednesday afternoon. Police said the man raped an employee at the Zen Therapy Spa on Lois Avenue, and it was all caught on video. According to authorities, the man […]

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Pinellas County Man Accused of Spousal Rape

Pinellas Park police are investigating an incident on Christmas afternoon that led to a short police standoff. The 37-year-old man allegedly sexually assaulted his 30-year-old wife after an altercation at their home around 11:30 a.m. Pinellas Park police say the man and his wife have been separated for about three months, and they were reportedly […]

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Tampa Lawyer Accused of Filming Porn Videos in Pinellas Jail

A Tampa lawyer is accused of having sexual relations with a female inmate inside the Pinellas County Jail several times in a private room reserved for attorneys to meet with their clients, according to police. He is also accused of soliciting sex from another incarcerated woman, according to deputies. He allegedly offered to put money […]

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Daytona Man Arrested on Online Sex Sting

A Daytona Beach man was arrested earlier this month after police allege they caught him making online arrangements to have sex with children. Detectives claim the man thought he was communicating with a woman who was going to allow him to have sex with her teenage daughters, but he was actually communicating with an undercover […]

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Palatka Man Faces 10 Counts of Child Porn

A 53-year-old Palatka man was arrested Thursday on 10 counts of possession of child pornography, the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office said. A search warrant was issued for the man as a result of an investigation initiated because of alleged information received from the North Florida Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. Detectives and a SWAT […]

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South Florida Teacher Accused of Having Sexual Relationship with Student

A Broward County Public Schools teacher has been suspended without pay after he was accused of having sex with one of his students. According to the school district, the English teacher had a sexual relationship with a female student during the 2015-16 school year. On several occasions during the year, the man and the student […]

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