CAC Arrest

17-063 Detectives Arrest St. Petersburg Man For Sexual Battery and Lewd & Lascivious Molestation of a Minor

CAC Arrest

Who:
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Investigative Operations Bureau
- Crimes Against Children Unit

Ronnie O’Brian Charles Kasten II (Arrested)
DOB: 09/11/87
Address: 6295 33rd Way North, St. Petersburg
Charges: Sexual Battery and Lewd and Lascivious Molestation of a Minor

The victim is a 13-year-old minor who is known to the suspect. Per Florida Statute 119.071(2)(h)1 no further details will be released that would tend to identify the victim.

What:
Detectives assigned to the Crimes Against Children Unit have arrested a St. Petersburg man for one count of sexual battery and one count of lewd and lascivious molestation.

When:
The suspect was arrested on Monday, March 20, 2017.

The crimes occurred on various dates between 2014 and 2017.

Where:
The crimes occurred at a location in Pinellas County.   

Why/How:

Detectives assigned to the Crimes Against Children Unit have arrested at St. Petersburg man for sexual battery and lewd & lascivious molestation of a 13-year old minor.

According to detectives, on March 19, 2017 a family member reported that the victim came forward and informed them that inappropriate sexual activity had taken place on multiple occasions with the suspect, 29-year-old Ronnie Kasten II. Detectives say that the victim was 11-years-of-age when the first incident occurred in 2014.

Kasten was arrested on Monday, March 20, 2017 and transported to the Pinellas County Jail without incident. Kasten was charged with one count of sexual battery and one count of lewd and lascivious molestation



Ronnie Kasten Booking Photo

Posted by Ricky Butler Monday, March 20, 2017 10:28:00 PM Categories: Crimes Against Persons

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