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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Number of Rapes On the Rise in Florida

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s crime statistics for the first half of 2017 show crime down overall, but rapes are on the rise. According to the FDLE, crime saw a two percent drop, but rape is up eight percent over that same time period in 2016. Historically, sex crimes are greatly under reported. The […]

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Ruskin Teacher Accused of Having Sex with Student

A Ruskin school teacher was arrested Friday and resigned from her position with the school after she was allegedly caught having sex with a student, according to reports. The 29-year-old woman allegedly had a high school student at her Tampa apartment Wednesday afternoon where they had consensual sex, according to the arrest affidavit. The woman […]

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Feds Claim Key West Man Answered Online Ad Offering 11-Year-Old For Sex

Federal agents arrested a Florida Keys man last week who they say sought sexual relations with an 11-year-old boy after seeing an ad on a hook-up website posted by someone claiming to be the boy’s uncle. The “uncle” was an undercover federal agent monitoring the website for child sexual exploitation. A U.S. Department of Homeland […]

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Lyft Driver Accused of Sexual Battery in Davie

A Lyft driver accused of forcing a teenage boy to perform oral sex on him appeared in court Friday morning. A Miami-Dade County judge ordered the 43-year-old man to be held without bond until he’s picked up and sent back to Broward County to face his charges.   Lyft said the man was deactivated from […]

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Hillsborough County Teacher Accused of Molesting Student

A former Hillsborough County middle school teacher and soccer coach has been charged with molesting a teenage student. The 29-year-old was arrested on Oct. 18 and accused of having had sexual contact with a 13-year-old girl several times in the back of a classroom. The man was apparently a teacher’s aide at the time of […]

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Nearly 300 Arrested in Polk County Prostitution Sting

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office and several other Polk law agencies have arrested 277 people in a week-long prostitution sting. The men and women are accused of being Johns, pimps and prostitutes. The sting was conducted at two locations and was called “Operation No Tricks No Treats.” According to reports, five of the women arrested […]

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Texas Man Accused of Driving to Orlando for Sex with Girl

A 64-year-old man was arrested in a sting operation after allegedly traveling from Austin, Texas, to Central Florida to have sex with a 9-year-old girl, according to the Orlando Police Department. Police claim the man responded to an ad posted by detectives and expressed interest in having sex with both the child and her parents. […]

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50-Year-Old Man Charged with Impregnating 14-Year-Old Girl

A 50-year-old man has been arrested and charged with impregnating a 14-year-old girl, according to reports.   The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said the man, who is in a familial/custodial position, forced the teen, who was 13-years-old at the time, to have sexual intercourse. The alleged incident occurred sometime in 2016. The teen gave birth […]

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