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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 16-508

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • November 28, 2016
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    Man Charged with Lewd or Lascivious Molestation

    Man arrested after admitting offense to witness.
    • Saturday
    • November 26, 2016
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Hillsborough County


    Amett Jared Santiago
    DOB: 7/31/90
    2234 Colville Chase Drive
    Ruskin, FL

    Charge: Lewd or Lascivious Molestation


    On October 11, 2014, Amett Jared Santiago committed a lewd and lascivious molestation against the juvenile victim. The victim was 8 years old at the time of the incident and was left in the care of Mr. Santiago. Mr. Santiago admitted to a witness that he touched the victim, but gave limited details about the encounter. Mr. Santiago is a teacher at Eisenhower Middle School. It should be noted that the suspect was not employed as a teacher at the time of the offense, and the victim was never one of his students. Mr. Santiago was arrested on November 27, 2016, and transported to the Orient Road Jail without incident.
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