Lyft driver Julio Perez was arrested last week for allegedly molesting a teenage boy who requested a ride home using the Lyft app.
Former Holiday Inn manager German Martinez of Sunrise, Florida was arrested last week for allegedly molesting a 9-year-old girl when he worked at the hotel.
Martinez, 41, is being charged with two counts of lewd or lascivious molestation of a victim under the age of 16. He was ordered held without bond on Thursday by Judge Claudia Robinson. News sources did not name a defense attorney for Martinez.
Adrian Perez of Davie, Florida was arrested on August 11 for his alleged involvement in a July hit-and-run accident that severely injured cyclist Michelle Holguin.
Perez, 21, turned himself in on Friday night and faces charges for leaving the scene of an accident resulting in injury and tampering with or fabricating evidence. He remains in police custody and will be placed on house arrest if he manages to post bail. The press did not name an attorney for him.
The number of fatal hit-and-run crashes in South Florida has been steadily rising over the past five years, the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) reports.
The statewide figure went up by two on Sunday after a woman in Boynton Beach was struck and killed while crossing Congress Avenue, and a man in Davie was hit while crossing State Road 7. The drivers in both cases fled the scene of the crash.
“I know hit-and-runs continue to be a problem,” FHP spokesman Sgt. Mark Wysocky told the press. “Unfortunately they continue to go up from previous years.”
Ronald Anthony Spradlin of Davie, Florida was arrested on Friday for allegedly committing sexual battery on a minor. Spradlin, 51, faces one charge of unlawful sexual activity with a minor. He is being held at Broward Sheriff’s Office main jail. It is unclear if he has acquired the services of a lawyer.
According to the arrest report, a woman and her sons, aged 17 and 13, were camping at KOA Campground at 3800 SW 142 Avenue for a few days. The campsite flooded on the second night of their stay, forcing them to move to the campground’s recreation center.