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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 18-825

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • December 21, 2018
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    Suspect Arrested For Unlawful Sexual Activity

    He began communicating with the victim via the KIK messenger mobile application.
    • Thursday
    • December 20, 2018
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Hillsborough County


    Iraj Daniel Karkevandian

    34 years old


    Charge: Unlawful Sexual Activity with a Minor




    On an unknown date between 2013-2014, Iraj Karkevandian began communicating with the female victim via the KIK messenger mobile application. He also began calling the victim from his cellular phone to her cellular phone, and at times requested to meet her in person. On an unknown date in October or November 2017, the defendant traveled to the victim's residence and had sexual intercourse with the victim, who was 17 years of age at that time. Karkevandian turned himself in on December 19 and faces one count of Unlawful Sexual Activity with a Minor.

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