Articles Tagged with lewd or lascivious battery

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police-car-300x200James Edward Capers Jr. of Hollywood, Florida has been arrested for allegedly holding a 13-year-old girl against her will for a week and selling her for sex.

Capers, 36, is charged with two counts of lewd or lascivious battery, human trafficking, and kidnapping. He is being held without bond until he goes before a trial judge. He was also ordered not to have any contact with the victim or her family. The press did not name an attorney for him.

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teacher-and-student-300x200Substitute teacher Roman Jose Fondon of Pembroke Pines, Florida was arrested on September 19 for allegedly having sexual encounters with a 15-year-old student.

Fondon, 28, is being charged with lewd or lascivious battery on a child older than 12 but under 16 and sexual battery on a victim older than 12 and younger than 18.

He was ordered held without bond until he sees his trial judge. He is not to have contact with the student or her family and is barred from using the Internet among other stipulations.

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Juan Centeno of Margate, Florida was arrested on July 27 after he was allegedly caught having sex with a 13-year-old girl outside her home.

Centeno, 19, is charged with five counts of lewd or lascivious battery on a minor. He was released from jail on Saturday afternoon after posting $30,000 bond. The press did not name an attorney for him.

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School teacher Valeria Costadoni of Miami, Florida was arrested on January 8 on allegations that she has been in a sexual relationship with a student for the past two years, police said. Costadoni, 30, was a language arts teach at Miami Arts Charter School in Wynwood.

Costadoni is being charged with two counts of lewd and lascivious battery on a child younger than 16. She was held at Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center and was released on $15,000 bond. It is unclear if she has hired an attorney.

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