18 Years in Prison for Crimes Against Children

Alexander Feria, 50, of Lehigh Acres, was adjudicated guilty and sentenced, for crimes against two children. He was sentenced to 18 years in prison followed by 12 years of Sex Offender Probation for two counts of Lewd Battery and two counts of Lewd Conduct. He will also be designated a Sexual Predator for life.

In August 2020, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office responded to a complaint about a past occurred sex crime. A child told her mother that her babysitter’s boyfriend, later identified as Feria, had touched her and her sister inappropriately. The children’s mother found the babysitter on Facebook. The children were being dropped off to her home for several months.

The investigation determined the defendant had molested both little girls on several occasions.

Assistant State Attorney Christine Cummins prosecuted the case.

Samantha Syoen – Communications Director, State Attorney’s Office