Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 14-214

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • June 6, 2014
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    Lewd Or Lascivious Molestation

    Deputies arrest Lakeland man.

    • Friday
    • June 6, 2014
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Hillsborough County

    Arrested:


    John Shelburne
    DOB: 2/23/1979
    1356 9th St W
    Lakeland, FL

    Charges:

    • Sexual Battery (Vic <12)
    • Lewd or Lascivious Molestation (8 counts)

    Victims:

    • 10-year-old female
    • 11-year-old female

    Details:

    Between March 2013 to May 2014, the defendant, John Shelburne inappropriately touched two female victims within Hillsborough County. One of the female victims told a friend at school what was happening. The school friend told a teacher. The teacher contacted authorities. Detectives conducted an investigation and subsequently charged John Shelburne with Sexual Battery (Vic <12) and Lewd or Lascivious Molestation (8 counts).



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