Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

S.W. Florida Daily News


Fort Myers man sentenced for sex crimes against children

Jury finds man guilty for his role in a 2019 Fort Myers murder
screen shot 2021 10 28 at 2.50.19 pm.png

FORT MYERS, Fla. — A 32-year-old Fort Myers man was found guilty of sex crimes against children and sentenced to 25 years in prison.

According to the State Attorney’s Office, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office investigated a man identified as Raul Cavazos after a child reported sexual abuse. The investigation later revealed that there was a second victim.

Cavazos was sentenced to 15 years in prison for one count of lewd and lascivious battery on victims ages 12 to 16 and 25 years in prison for one count of lewd and lascivious molestation. The State Attorney’s Office said the sentences will run concurrently.

Raul Cavazos is also designated a sexual predator and sentenced to lifetime sex offender probation.

You May Also Like


From trendy restaurants to historic homes, there’s plenty to enjoy in the Downtown Fort Myers River District. If you’re on a tight schedule but want...


FORT MYERS, Fla. — Our friend Chef Cal from Bruno’s of Brooklyn cooked up an appetizer and an entree that are quick and easy...


ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Two people were attacked by a dog in Englewood Wednesday afternoon. A man and a woman both in their 60’s were...


LEE COUNTY, Fla. — Local chef Brian Roland is being transferred to rehabilitation to continue his recovery process following an accident at a car...