Florida man faces 459 sex-related charges

Charges include kidnapping, molestation, & battery

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP)-- A 40-year-old man faces an additional 459 sex-related charges involving two teenagers.

The Osceola County Sheriff's Office says David Vaughn Joseph was arrested Jan. 13 on a lewd and lascivious conduct charges. The additional charges were announced Monday.

Deputies say the cased stems from activities that happened late last year involving a 14-year-old and a 15-year-old. He was arrested after the 15-year-old told authorities that Joseph had exposed himself.

The charges against Joseph include kidnapping, three counts of battery, 90 counts of lewd or lascivious molestation, and 180 counts of lewd or lascivious battery.

An attorney was not listed for Joseph.

Information from: Orlando Sentinel

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