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Articles Tagged with lewd and lascivious battery

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building-ceiling-classroom-373488-300x200Elementary school teacher Alejandro Perez was arrested on March 22 for allegedly touching his female students in an inappropriate manner.

Perez, 60, taught the fifth grade at Charles R. Hadley Elementary School in Miami-Dade. He is charged with six counts of lewd and lascivious conduct on a child under 12 and another six counts of lewd and lascivious molestation on a child who is 16 or older.

Perez was ordered held without bond at Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center. The press did not name an attorney for him.

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Brazilian jiu-jitsu instructor Joao Da Silva of Davie, Florida was arrested on August 21 for allegedly inappropriately fondling three female students.

Da Silva, 34, is charged with two counts of lewd and lascivious molestation involving a minor under 16 and one count of lewd and lascivious molestation involving a victim aged 16 or 17. He is being held in lieu of $225,000 bond. The press did not name an attorney for him.

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Former Pastor Ricardo Strachan of Prophetic Worshipers International Church was arrested on August 15 for allegedly repeatedly molesting a 13-year-old girl.

Strachan, 40, faces one felony count of lewd and lascivious battery on a child between the ages of 12 and 16. He was released on $100,000 bond and is forbidden from having contact with the victim, the victim’s family, or any other minors.

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Postal service worker Mark Chappelle of West Palm Beach, Florida was arrested on January 12 for allegedly sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl.

Chappelle, 50, is charged with one count of lewd and lascivious battery on a minor younger than 16. He was held at Palm Beach County Jail on $25,000 bond and was released on January 20 after posting bail. Attorney information was not available.

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Broward Sheriff’s Deputy Leon Campbell was jailed on October 19 for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl.

Campbell, 37, is charged with lewd or lascivious battery and sexual activity with a minor. Records show he was jailed on Thursday and released on $15,000 bond the following day. It is unclear if he has hired an attorney.

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