Suspect Sought: Sexual Battery

"For Immediate Release"
Media Contact: Sonya Dodds, (863) 820-4839

From the
Files of . . .
Polk County Crime Stoppers


Steven Michael Hafner, 27, of Lakeland, is being sought on a charge of custodial sexual battery.

Hafner, a former lead counselor at the Peace River Development Center, Care One, facility in Lakeland, engaged in inappropriate sexual activity by having sexual intercourse with a 14-year-old-girl.

Hafner is 6' tall and weighs about 190 pounds. He has brown hair and green eyes.

Lakeland Police Department is in charge of the investigation.

 A reward of up to $1,000 may be awarded for information leading to the arrest or indictment of a suspect or suspects. Anyone with information is asked to contact Polk County Crime Stoppers at
1-800-226-TIPS.
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October 16, 1996


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