Second Man Arrested in Sex Abuse Case of 13-Year-Old Girl in South Florida

A 32-year-old man was arrested Saturday for allegedly sexually abusing a 13-year-old girl. The man faces three felony charges of sexual battery. Prosecutors said the sexual abuse occurred more than five dozen times starting in 2016. Late last week, a Hollywood pastor was arrested and charged with sexually abusing the same girl. Police claim the […]

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Frostproof Man Arrested for Possession of Child Porn

A 63-year-old Frostproof man is facing 68 counts of possession of child porn charges. According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, the man was at a health facility in Highlands County when staffers at the clinic said they saw him looking at child porn on his laptop. Officials said during the investigation that followed, they […]

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Court Upholds Ex-Stanford Swimmer’s Sexual Assault Conviction

On Wednesday, an appeals court rejected a former Stanford University swimmer’s bid for a new trial and upheld his sexual assault and attempted rape convictions. The three-judge panel of the 6th District Court of Appeal in San Jose ruled Wednesday that there was “substantial evidence” that the man received a fair trial. In 2016, a […]

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Pasco County Deputies Unleashing Bots on Sex Traffickers

Pasco County is fighting the human trafficking problem with the latest technology available – bots. Undercover detectives posing as children are now being replaced with cyber robots. The hope is to wipe out human trafficking in the area. The sheriff’s office is working with a company out of Seattle who created this new technology.   […]

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Fort Lauderdale Man Accused of Using Many Internet Connections to Transmit Child Porn

Fort Lauderdale police arrested a man they say has been using numerous internet connections throughout the city to transmit images of child pornography. On Wednesday, the department charged the 47-year-old man with promoting sexual performance by a child, transmission of pornography by an electronic device, and computer pornography. Detectives worked with the South Florida Internet […]

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Ocala Man Gets 27 Years in Prison for Distributing Child Porn

An Ocala man who pleaded guilty earlier this year to distributing child pornography was sentenced Wednesday to 27 years and three months in federal prison, followed by lifetime sex offender probation. The 31-year-old pleaded guilty in April to a distribution charge while receipt and possession of child pornography charges were dropped in accordance to the […]

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Pinellas County Probation Officer Accused of Having Sex with Offender

A state probation officer has been fired after being arrested on a charge of sexual misconduct involving an offender under his supervision, according to the Florida Department of Corrections. The 40-year-old state correctional probation officer was arrested Thursday at a Tarpon Springs Department of Corrections office by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and subsequently […]

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Is being a ‘Peeping Tom’ illegal in Florida?

A former Volusia County, FL church pastor is accused of taking an upskirt picture of a member of the congregation in April and has been charged with video voyeurism on Thursday. According to the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office, the 31-year-old man is facing a felony charge and was being held at the Volusia County Branch […]

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Ex-FDLE Child Sex Investigator Found Guilty of Child Sex Crimes

A former Florida Department of Law Enforcement supervisor has been found guilty of nine child sex offenses surrounding his time as a foster parent and child sex crime investigator. A Santa Rosa County jury heard six days worth of testimony and evidence beginning with jury selection Monday and returned with a guilty verdict late Saturday. […]

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Lawsuit Filed After UCF Fraternity Members Posted Sexual Content Online Without Consent

A fraternity from the University of Central Florida is being sued after the members allegedly posted videos of naked women to a secret Facebook page without the women’s knowledge or consent. The fraternity, as well as four other fraternity brothers, are being sued after a student in Arizona allegedly discovered that her ex-boyfriend, a member […]

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