Kellen Winslow II Pleads Not Guilty to Rape & Kidnapping, Remains Jailed

Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow II remained in jail Friday with no bail after pleading not guilty to multiple counts of kidnapping, rape and other charges. The 34-year-old was ordered to return to San Diego County Superior Court on June 25 for a preliminary hearing. If convicted, Winslow could face a maximum sentence of […]

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DOJ Arrests 2,300 in Online Child Sex Offender Sweep

The U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday the arrest of more than 2,300 suspected online child sex offenders after conducting a three-month national operation. Sixty-one task forces focused on internet crimes against children in all 50 states identified and investigated the cases from March to May in an effort called “Operation Broken Heart.” They focused […]

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South Florida Doctor Under Investigation for Statutory Rape

A car crash has lead to sex crimes charges against a 64-year-old Jupiter doctor. The State Attorney’s Office’s Human Trafficking Task Force became involved with the case after a passenger in the man’s car was one of two underage girls he allegedly plied with alcohol, drugs and money for sex. The man is out on […]

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Alachua County Sex Offender Accused of Violating Probation

A sexual offender accused of violating his probation by having contact with minors has been arrested and taken into custody by Alachua County Sheriff’s deputies after he allegedly admitted to being around children. He also told authorities that an adult was always present during his contact with the minors. The 46-year-old Gainesville man is forbidden […]

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11 Arrested in Polk Child Porn Sting Including Disney, Legoland Employees

A Disney World employee, a Lego builder for Legoland, and a teenager were among 11 people arrested Monday as part of a Polk County Sheriff’s Office undercover child pornography sting. Each faces multiple charges of child pornography possession following the investigation by the Sheriff’s Office’s computer crime unit, dubbed “Guardians of Innocence II.” In all, […]

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Central Florida YMCA to Start Screening for Members of Sex Offender Registry August 1

The YMCA of Central Florida announced to its members that it will begin screening all members and guests to see if they are registered sex offenders before being let inside their buildings. The announcement came in the form of a letter: Beginning August 1, 2018: All Y members, guests and non-member program participants will automatically […]

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Osceola County Teacher Accused of Having Sexual Relationship with ESE Student

An Osceola County teacher was arrested Thursday after she allegedly admitted to having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old student. The 23-year-old woman faces two counts of sexual battery after the 7th grader — who is in an Exceptional Student Education program — told authorities they had two recent sexual encounters in her car, according […]

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Pasco County High School Teacher Accused of Having Sex with Student

A Pasco County high school teacher was arrested Tuesday for allegedly having sex with a student, according to reports. The man has been charged with sexual battery by a custodial authority and was booked at Hillsborough County Jail. The 43-year-old is accused of engaging in inappropriate sexual activity with a 16-year-old female student on more […]

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Man accused of video voyeurism at Seminole State College

An Orlando man is facing a video-voyeurism charge after police say he took pictures of a man in a bathroom stall at Seminole State College. The 41-year-old was arrested Wednesday and charged in the November incident. He’s being held at the Seminole County Jail on $8,000 bond. The alleged victim claims he was using a […]

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Florida’s Sex Industry ‘In A Panic’ After Feds Shut Down Backpage

The feds have been cracking down on websites that cater to prostitution, with them most recently banning Backpage, the classified ad service long derided as the go-to hub for human trafficking, particularly in South Florida. The FBI has indicted the website’s founders and employees, alleging the company raked in tens of millions while knowingly facilitating […]

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