This afternoon, Raul Cavazos, 32, of Fort Myers, was adjudicated guilty and sentenced to 25 years in prison for crimes against children. He was sentenced to 15 years in prison for one count of Lewd or Lascivious Battery on a Victim Age 12 to 16 and 25 years in prison for one count of Lewd or Lascivious Molestation. The sentences are to run concurrently.
The defendant was also designated a Sexual Predator and sentenced to lifetime Sex Offender Probation.
The defendant was arrested following an investigation by the Lee County Sheriff’s Office after a child disclosed information about sexual abuse. That investigation determined there was also a second victim.
Assistant State Attorney Michael Curley, of the Special Victims Unit, prosecuted the case.
Samantha Syoen – Communications Director, State Attorney’s Office