77-year-old man arrested for lewd and lascivious behavior with a 12-year-old
A Cape Coral man was arrested after being accused of inappropriately touching a child under 12 years of age.
According to police, they received a call about a possible sex crime on February 14.
Police say Eladio Valdes-Gortes, 77, was “involved in the criminal act” on a victim under 12. Detectives say he had been picking up the victim from school three days a week since December.
During this time, Valdes-Gortes inappropriately touched the child several times.
Valdes-Gortes was arrested and faces charges of Lewd and Lascivious behavior.
Valdes-Gortes was transferred to the Lee County Jail.