Bradford County Sheriff’s Office employee, Howard Austin, has been arrested for sexual battery in Florida. He is accused of sexual battery on a child under 12 years-old. This charge is also called capital sexual battery and if he is convicted of the charge, he faces mandatory life in prison.
2008->Ch0794->Section%20011#0794.011″target=”_blank”>Sexual Battery in Florida is defined as oral, anal, or vaginal penetration by, or union with, the sexual organ of another or the anal or vaginal penetration of another by any other object.
Often, this Florida sex charge is based on the word of the alleged victim and nothing more. A good Florida Sex Crimes Lawyer will investigate the allegations and spot important inconsistencies in the story. Problems in the prosecutor’s case could mean the difference between being a free man and spending the rest of his life in prison.
If you are facing sex charges in Jacksonville, sex charges in Clay County, sex charges in Nassau County, or sex charges in St. Johns County, contact our Northeast Florida Sex Crimes Law Firm at (904) 634-0900. Our Jacksonville Sex Crimes Attorneys are available to you 24 hours a day.