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Lewd & Lascivious Conduct

Sarasota County, FL Sex Crimes Defense Attorney :: Catholic Priest and Former High School Employee Arrested for Sexual Abuse in Venice, Florida

A Roman Catholic priest was arrested on 11 counts of sexual abuse involving a 14-year-old boy. He reportedly was previously arrested in Washington, D.C. in 2007 for touching a 14-year-old boy on the thigh, which resulted in an assault conviction where he served 15 days in jail. The 54-year-old priest […]

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Wed Mar 9, 6:27pm

Failure to Register

Panama City, Florida Sex Crimes Defense Lawyer :: 26 Arrested During a Weeklong Sex Offender Raid in Bay County

A multi-agency, weeklong sex offender sweep called “Operation Safe Child” resulted in the arrest of 26 people on a variety of charges.  Arrest warrants were also issued for an additional eight not residing at their registered address. From Jan. 31 to Feb. 4, authorities paid unannounced visits to 307 sexual […]

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Fri Feb 11, 12:59pm

Orlando

Orlando Sex Crimes Defense Attorney :: Windermere, FL Police Chief Accused of Covering up a Sex Crime for his Friend

An Orange County, Florida police chief has been arrested and charged with one count of official misconduct and one count of giving compensation for official business. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement said the police chief of metro Orlando’s richest suburb, Windermere, Florida, stopped an investigation into the sexual battery […]

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Thu Jan 13, 4:18pm

Internet Sex Crimes

Citrus County, Florida Internet Sex Sting Operation Results in 22 Arrests

Inverness, Florida – The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office has deemed last week’s sex crime sting to be a success, as it resulted the arrest of some 22 individuals for alleged Internet Sex Crimes. The operation, which allegedly started with an online Craigslist advertisement featuring “a young mother who was seeking […]

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Sat Oct 23, 7:02pm

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