Timothy Alexander Jr.

Former firefighter, convicted Hendry County rapist sentenced to 30 years

LABELLE, Fla. A former South Trail Fire and Rescue firefighter found guilty of raping a 16-year-old girl on his party bus in 2013 was sentenced to 30 years in prison Thursday morning, the 20th Judicial Circuit said.

Timothy Alexander Jr., 35, was convicted for two counts of sexual battery by multiple perpetrators, officials said. Alexander was also designated as a sexual predator.

Alexander was convicted on May 9 in a four day trial where the 16-year-old victim testified against him. He did not have an attorney.

During the trial, the victim testified Alexander raped her while, the co-defendant, Joshua Bryan, allegedly held her down, the state attorney’s office said.

Bryan’s trial is set to start Friday.

The 20th Judicial Circuit tweeted his conviction: