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addiction-antibiotic-capsules-159211-300x200Jorge Martinez of Atlantic Beach, Florida is accused of drugging and raping a 15-year-old girl and then posting a video of her naked on social media. The girl suffered oxygen deprivation due to the drugs and may not survive, sources report.

Martinez, 18, was charged with sexual assault, obscene communication, and delivering a controlled substance to a minor. He was ordered held on $550,000 bond. News sources did not name an attorney for him. Continue reading

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athlete-boxer-boxing-1575381-300x200Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Desmond Terrell Green of Pembroke Pines was arrested on June 26 for his alleged involvement in a DUI car crash that killed two women in 2018.

Green, 29, faces 20 charges, including DUI manslaughter for his role in the crash. Court records show that he was held on $194,000 bond. It is unclear if he has acquired the services of an attorney.

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plumber-228010_1920-300x199Nineteen contractors have been arrested in the Tampa, Florida region for allegedly working without workers’ compensation insurance or without a license.

The two unrelated operations took place in Pinellas County and Manatee County. The ten arrests in Pinellas County are part of an ongoing operation named “Operation Stonewall,” which was designed to root out individuals working as contractors without a license or workers’ compensation insurance. For this operation, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office partnered with the state’s Department of Financial Services. The nine arrests in Manatee County, meanwhile, were the result of a collaboration between the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office, Manatee County Code Enforcement, and the state’s Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR).
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handcuffs-2102488_1280-300x169Jeffries Jackson of West Palm Beach, Florida was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service on June 19 after DNA tests linked him to a 1995 sexual assault case involving a minor.

Jackson, 63, faces one count of sexual battery. His bail was set at $100,000. The press did not name an attorney for him.

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beauty-body-hands-56884-300x200Massage therapist Elias Marcelo Ergas of Miami Beach, Florida was arrested Wednesday after several women accused him of inappropriately touching them.

Ergas, 50, faces charges of sexual battery and misdemeanor battery. He was ordered held on $15,000 bond. The press did not name an attorney for him.

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