On May 14, a Florida man was taken into custody after he was accused of giving a teen girl methamphetamine before trying to have sexual intercourse with her. The arrest came after authorities had been investigating the case for nearly two months.
On April 17, a Florida man was sentenced to 15 years in prison after he was convicted on a criminal charge associated with the sexual exploitation of a minor. Once he is released from prison, he will have 10 years of supervised probation and be required to register as a sex offender.
Florida authorities took a 40-year-old man into custody on Feb. 28 after he was suspected of downloading child pornography. He was being held in Orange County Jail without bond on 14 counts.
A former Florida high school employee pleaded guilty to video voyeurism charges on Jan. 10. He had been the athletic director at the school for 11 years and served as the coach of the girls' lacrosse team for three years.
On Dec. 14, it was reported that a German man who flew into Florida for the purpose of meeting with a 13-year-old girl was sentenced to life in prison. The man had reportedly attempted to solicit the 13-year-old for sadomasochism.
Tallahassee police officers searched the home of a 66-year-old man after arresting him. They were investigating the sexual battery accusations of a Florida teenager who said that he took nude photographs of her. The activities had allegedly gone on during the past year. Inside the man's home, police looked for evidence but failed to find any printed or digital pictures of the young woman.
On Nov. 30, a 59-year-old Florida man was arrested for allegedly touching himself near Delray Beach. It is the 32nd time he has been taken into custody on charges of indecent exposure or lewd acts.
Charges have been filed and additional charges are pending in the case of a Florida man who allegedly held two women in a storage locker and forced them to prostitute themselves. According to media sources, the 41-year-old man collected money from the male clients for whom he arranged sexual encounters and then used the money to buy drugs. A registered sex offender, the man was taken into police custody on Nov. 16 following an investigation.
On Nov. 3, a Florida teacher was taken into custody after she was reportedly caught having sex with a student. The 29-year-old high school teacher reportedly also resigned from her position.
Authorities in Florida say that a man who allegedly tricked women into prostitution and then used their money to support his lifestyle is now facing charges in Palm Beach County. The charges include human trafficking, kidnapping, and sexual assault. Sources report that the 27-year-old man was taken into police custody on Oct. 19.