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Pasco woman, 19, accused of sexual battery, lewd conduct toward teenage girls

NEW PORT RICHEY — She found the girls on a public bus, deputies said. Two 15-year-olds and two 16-year-olds. She showed them her tattoo: two female symbols on her pubic area. Then, deputies said, 19-year-old Krystal Kamil Hernandez showed them her genitals and a sex toy.

That was the last in a string of incidents last month in which Pasco deputies said Hernandez sexually harassed young girls.

She was accused of sexual battery in the fondling a 13-year-old girl on April 13, according to a Pasco County Sheriff's Office report. Hernandez also said she wanted to use a sex toy on the girl, a report states. Deputies said she knew the girl but did not disclose Hernandez's relationship to her.

Hernandez also sent a photo of herself in an open robe to a 14-year-old girl via her cell phone April 18, deputies said.

Detectives called her into the Sheriff's Office Monday for questioning. She was arrested on site on charges of transmission of harmful material to a minor, sexual battery and lewd and lascivious exhibition. Deputies said there may have been more girls in the incident on the bus.

Hernandez is being held in the Land O'Lakes jail in lieu of $35,000 bail.

Pasco woman, 19, accused of sexual battery, lewd conduct toward teenage girls 05/15/12 [Last modified: Tuesday, May 15, 2012 8:49pm]
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