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clouds-cruise-cruise-ship-813011-300x200Disney Cruise Line employee Oliver Lovatt is going to trial this month for allegedly fondling a 10-year-old boy aboard a ship back in April.

Lovatt, 25, a native of England, is charged with two counts of lewd and lascivious battery on a child under the age of 12. He was ordered held without bond while awaiting trial. The press did not name an attorney for him.

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handcuffs-354042_1920-300x225Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation (MDCR) officer Yulian Gonzalez was arrested last week for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman he supervised while she was on house arrest, authorities said Friday.

Gonzalez, 43, was charged with four counts of armed sexual battery and four counts of armed kidnapping. He was ordered held without bond. The press did not name an attorney for him.

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appointment-book-blur-care-40568-300x200In-home nurse Jermaine Cheatham was arrested Monday after he was allegedly found raping a 9-year-old girl.

Cheatham, 45, was charged with sexual battery on a minor and false imprisonment of a child under the age of 13. He is being held without bond at the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center. The press did not name an attorney for him.

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adult-alcoholic-arms-174936-300x225Freddy Mieryteran faces several charges for his alleged involvement in the fatal DUI car crash that caused the death of Annie Becerra of Southwest Miami-Dade.

Mieryteran, 21, is awaiting trial for DUI manslaughter, leaving the scene of a fatal crash, and several other felonies. It is unclear if he has acquired the services of an attorney.

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construction-2578410_1920-300x200Two executives from a construction business based in Miami-Dade County have been jailed for more than three years each for their part in a scheme to avoid paying workers’ compensation and underpay their workers.

The brothers, Javier Estepa, age 48, and Diego Estepa Vasquez, age 37, were president and vice president respectively of the Aaron Construction Group Inc. of Hialeah, Florida. They were found guilty of defrauding Miami-Dade County. The brothers underreported their payroll as well as the number of employees they had on their books. In so doing, they were able to reduce their workers’ compensation insurance premiums as well as other costs, including their payroll taxes.
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