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auto-automobile-blur-532001-300x200Broward Sheriff’s Office detention deputy Verol Cowans of Port St. Lucie, Florida has been arrested after a woman accused him of repeatedly sexually assaulting her starting when she was 7 years old.

Cowans, 58, is charged with four counts of sexual battery by an adult against a victim under 12. He is being held in Palm Beach County Jail. It is unclear if he has acquired the services of an attorney.

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agriculture-architecture-building-449015-300x195Roman Catholic priest Jean-Claude Jean-Philippe of Homestead, Florida was arrested Friday after police said he drugged and sexually assaulted a parishioner.

Jean-Phillipe, 64, is charged with sexual battery on a victim who was physically incapacitated. He was held at Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center and was released on $10,000 bond on Saturday. The press did not name an attorney for him.

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adult-band-concert-995301-300x200Former South Broward High School band director Ricardo Esquilin is accused of starting a sexual relationship with a student.

Esquilin, 28, is charged with sexual battery on a minor and sexual assault by a custodian. The press did not name an attorney for him.

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backlit-crime-dark-143580-300x200Retired Broward County Public Schools employee John Rafferty was arrested Tuesday after police reportedly found several child pornography photos mixed in with his family photos.

Rafferty, 74, is charged with 10 counts of possession of child pornography and one count of compiling child pornography on a computer. He is being held at Broward County Jail on $27,500 bond. The press did not name an attorney for him.

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action-active-athlete-931325-300x200Gymnastics instructor Hassan Jawad of Deerfield Beach, Florida was arrested on February 28 after investigators allegedly found images and videos of minors engaging in sexual activity on his personal computer.

Jawad, 37, is charged with one count of compiling child pornography and eight counts of child pornography. The press did not name an attorney for him.

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