Articles Tagged with Sexual Battery

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Julio-Perez-261x300Lyft driver Julio Perez was arrested last week for allegedly molesting a teenage boy who requested a ride home using the Lyft app.

Perez, 43, faces charges for unlawful sexual contact with a minor. He is being held without bond at Miami-Dade jail. Attorney information wasn’t available.

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Leonard-White-223x300Leonard White of West Palm Beach, Florida was arrested on August 2 for allegedly exposing himself to a student during nap time at a Jupiter school.

White, 34, is being charged with lewd and lascivious behavior. He was released from Palm Beach County Jail the day after his arrest on $15,000 bond, and was ordered not to have any contact with minors. The press did not name an attorney for White.

According to the arrest report, the alleged incident took place at a school in Jupiter last month. The name and location of the school is redacted. White reportedly exposed himself to a 4-year-old who was sleeping on a mat during nap time and tickled her under her shirt.

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Jason-Edward-Meyers-240x300Former Palmetto Senior High School teacher Jason Edward Meyers was arrested in February 2016 on a sexual battery charge involving one of his students. A lawsuit was filed this week in federal court on behalf of a student against the Miami-Dade School Board that claims the school district did nothing to stop Meyers’ behavior.

“As alleged, the School Board knew that Mr. Meyers posed a serious risk of sexual abuse against our community’s children. Yet it did virtually nothing to stop him,” Miami attorney Mark Schweikert told The Miami Herald. “Instead, the School Board merely relocated the risk posed by his predatory behavior from one school to another.”

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Keith-Steven-Fox-244x300Yoga instructor Keith Steven Fox was arrested on June 13 for allegedly engaging in an inappropriate relationship with a teenage student. He faces charges of sexual battery on a victim older than 12 but under 18 years. He is being held without bond at Palm Beach County Jail. News sources did not list a private attorney for Fox.

According to the police report, Fox, 58, is the owner of Buddha Lounge Yoga Studio and the victim was his student. Her mother reportedly noticed that Fox spent a large amount of time alone with her daughter and he would often pick her up for lessons at unusual hours. To confirm her suspicions of wrongdoing, she hired a private investigator to look into her daughter’s interactions with Fox.

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Ronald-Anthony-Spradlin-293x300Ronald 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.

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