Carnival Cruise employee Kert Clyde Jordan accused of sexual acts with 14-year-old girl

MIAMI, Fla. - A Carnival Cruise Lines employee has been charged with engaging in sexual acts with a minor, the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern United States said in a release Tuesday. 

According to the criminal complaint filed, Kert Clyde Jordan, 35 of Grenada engaged in a sexual acts with a 14-year old while she was on vacation with her family aboard the Carnival Liberty. 

Jordan – a waiter on the ship – allegedly engaged in sexual acts with the victim while the ship was sailing in international waters on November 4 and 5, according to the release.

The victim reported the incident to her family on her return home. Carnival has been cooperating with the investigation.

A pre-trial detention hearing is set for Dec. 1 at 10 a.m. in the U.S. District Court for the South District of Florida in Miami.

Carnival Liberty sails from The Port of Miami on Western and Eastern Caribbean itineraries.

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