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Sex offender charged with molesting girl in Pinellas

INDIAN SHORES –– A registered sex offender was charged with molesting a child and possessing child pornography after he was found having sex with a 16-year-old girl on Friday night, Indian Shores police said.

After several hours of questioning, Kenneth E. Rosier, 25, of Largo, admitted to molesting the girl as well as other molestations in other cities and counties, according to Indian Shores police Det. Jason Routzahn. Investigators later charged Rosier with 23 counts of child pornography possession as well as lewd and lascivious molestation.

Rosier, of Coral Way in Largo, was convicted in May 2008 of committing an indecent act with a child under age 16 and two counts of sexual expliotation of a minor, according to state law enforcement records. Both incidents took place while Rosier was in the military, state records show.

Sex offender charged with molesting girl in Pinellas 11/21/09 [Last modified: Saturday, November 21, 2009 11:13am]
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