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    • June 22, 2018
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    Cheerleading Coach Arrested For Inappropriate Behavior With Minor

    Detectives ask that anyone who thinks they are a victim or has any information about other victims contact us at 813-247-8200.
    • Friday
    • April 1, 2016
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Pinellas and Hillsborough County

    Arrested:


    Victor Martin Valenty
    DOB: 12/18/89
    1423 Old Village Way
    Oldsmar, FL

    Charges: Traveling to Meet Minor (x10), Distribute Obscene Material to a Minor, Unlawful Use of a Two Way Communications Device, Obscene Communication Cause Allow Use of Computer Pornography

    Victim:

    16-year-old female
     

    Details:

    Between March or April 2016 until May 2017, the victim received multiple sexually explicit images of Victor Valenty through SnapChat. Between August 2016 through May 2017, Valenty traveled from his residence, within Pinellas County, to different locations within Hillsborough County to pick up the victim and take her back to his residence to engage in sexual activity.

    Valenty is a cheerleading coach at Storm All Stars in Brandon, where he met the victim. Valenty admitted to sending and receiving pictures to her. He also stated he drove from his residence in Pinellas County to pick her up in Hillsborough County and drove her back to his residence.

    Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office is currently conducting their own investigation. Further charges may be pending.

    While no other victims have been identified at this time, detectives ask that anyone who thinks they are a victim or has any information about other victims contact us at 813-247-8200.

     

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