Sexual Battery Arrest

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Isaiah Banks (Suspect-Arrested)
DOB: 08/09/1961
Charges: One count of Sexual Battery (Physically Helpless) and one count of Unlawful Act of a Sexually Transmissible Disease

The victim is a 76-year-old female. Per Florida Statute §415.107(1) no further information will be released that would tend to identify the victim.

 

PINELLAS COUNTY – On March 5, 2021, detectives assigned to the Robbery/Homicide Unit arrested 59-year-old Isaiah Banks for one count of Sexual Battery (Physically Helpless) and one count of Unlawful Acts of a Sexually Transmissible Disease.

According to detectives, on March 4, 2021, deputies were dispatched to Noble Senior Living located at 3479 54th Avenue North, in St. Petersburg, for a report of a 76-year-old female who was sexually battered by another resident at the facility.

Detectives say, Banks was discovered in the victim’s room by a staff member during routine checks. Banks was having sexual intercourse with the victim without her consent. The victim is physically helpless and unable to defend herself.

The investigation determined that Banks was able to gain access to the victim’s floor by unlocking a secured door between their floors.

Detectives interviewed Banks, who admitted to the allegations.

Banks was arrested for one count of Sexual Battery (Physically Helpless) and one count of Unlawful Act of a Sexually Transmissible Disease and transported to the Pinellas County Jail without incident.

The victim received minor injuries and treated medically on scene. 

Anyone with information on this case or believes they are a victim is asked to contact Detective N. De Leon of the Robbery/Homicide Unit at (727) 582-6200 or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS or www.crimestoppersofpinellas.org.

The investigation continues.

The booking photo is attached.

Posted by Aleksandra Kowalski Friday, March 5, 2021 4:41:00 PM Categories: Crimes Against Persons

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