Former Officer Behind Bars

                                                                              Rolando Dejesus, arrested in Polk County, Fla., for sexual battery and lewd molestation on a child.

Bartow, Fla.-(Newsradio 970 WFLA)-Polk County Sheriff's Office Deputies have arrested a former Department of Juvenile Justice Officer for inappropriately touching a girl under the age of 12.

Forty one year-old Rolando Dejesus or Orlando is charged with one count of sexual battery and one count of lewd molestation involving a young girl he had access to in his personal life. Deputies say Dejesus admitted to molesting the child.

Dejesus was employed by the Department of Juvenile Justice in Polk and Osceola Counties as a detention officer and as a detention supervisor. Dejesus has been working as a security officer in the Orlando area since 2012.

Photo courtesy Polk County Sheriff's Office

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