Sheriff's Office News Releases
Suspect Arrested for Lewd & Lascivious Molestation
Osceola County, Florida – On July 20, Osceola County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the Quality Inn located at 4960 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway in Kissimmee. Upon arrival, deputies spoke with a 13-year old girl who indicated she and a relative were swimming in the motel pool with several other people including Gabriel Graves. They were playing a game when Graves began splashing water towards the victim and brushed up next to the victim which made her feel uncomfortable. The victim told him to stop and tried to exit the pool. Before she was able to get out of the pool, Graves touched her inappropriately twice. The victim told her family who notified law enforcement.
Deputies located Graves, who was also staying at the hotel, and brought him in for questioning. He cooperated with the investigation, but denied touching the victim inappropriately. Based on the victim’s statement and evidence, Graves was arrested and charged with 2 counts of Lewd & Lascivious Molestation. He was booked into the Osceola County Jail.
- Gabriel Graves (DOB 7/27/97), 4960 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway, Kissimmee