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Sex Battery Conviction Tossed After Faulty Jury Instructions

A Florida appeals court has thrown out a man’s conviction for sexual battery on a child and life prison sentence over faulty jury instructions.


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6 High School Students Arrested For Sexual Battery

Six high school students in an Orlando suburb have been arrested for sexually battering another student.

CBS Tampa–11/19/2014

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Police: Dad Beats Man Unconscious After Finding Him Raping Son

Daytona Beach police say charges are unlikely to be filed against the father.

CBS Tampa–07/18/2014

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Florida Man Charged With Human Trafficking

A Florida man was charged with human trafficking, false imprisonment and sexual battery after police say he took advantage of five people from Indiana, all of whom were either underage or have some type of mental disability.


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DCF Investigator Charged With Sexual Battery

A state Department of Children and Families investigator has been charged with two counts of sexual battery, police said Thursday.


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Youth Minister Accused Of Abusing Girl Near Tampa

A 47-year-old youth minister is in jail without bail after he was arrested on charges of sexual battery and lewd molestation of a young girl during Sunday school classes at a church near Tampa.


Tampa Man Accused Of Abusing, Killing 3-Year-Old

Authorities say a Tampa man sexually abused and killed a 3-year-old girl left in his care.

CBS Tampa–09/07/2013

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Police: Man Battered Woman While Posing As Cop

Clearwater police are searching for a man who sexually battered a woman while posing as a law enforcement officer.


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NYPD Officer Charged In Old Florida Sex Case

A veteran New York police officer has been charged in Florida with sexual battery based on alleged assaults that took place 24 years ago.


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Youth Pastor, High School Football Coach Charged With Sex Crimes

Polk County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a youth pastor, a teacher and the head football coach at a high school on sex crimes charges.


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