Date: July 28, 2004 "For Immediate Release"
To: News Media
From: Sheriff Lawrence W. Crow, Jr.
Media Contact:

Michal Shanley, (863) 534-6631 OR (863) 819-0397 Pager

Haines City many Arrested For Sexual Battery

Polk County Sheriff's Office Special Victims Unit detectives arrested a 74-year-old Haines City man last night (Tuesday, July 27, 2004) for sexual battery against a 12-year-old victim.

George Moore, DOB 6/9/30, of 5712 Kalogridis Road in Haines City, was arrested and charged with one count Sexual Battery (F1). He was booked into the Polk County Jail on no bond.

Detectives received information that Moore was observed on Monday (July 26, 2004) sexually battering a 12-year-old boy in the area of his residence. Detectives responded and determined the battery did occur, and arrested the suspect.

The investigation is continuing. If anyone has additional information, please contact the Special Victims Unit at 534-6379.

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