Thursday, October 10, 2013

Two Arrested On Party Bus Sex Charges

Party Bus Owner And 2nd Man Charged With Sexual Battery

LABELLE, FL. -- On Wednesday, October 9, 2013, 31 year old Timothy Eugene Alexander, Jr., was arrested by Lee County Sheriff’s Office on a warrant from Hendry County on charges of Sexual Battery.

On the same day, Glades County Sheriff’s Office arrested a second subject, 18 year old Joshua Dale Bryan of 1000 County Road Line Trailer Park, in Glades County on charges of Sexual Battery.

On Tuesday, October 1, 2013, a 16 year old female victim along with family members,came to the Hendry County Sheriff’s Office to report she had been invited to attend a party on Timothy Alexander’s Limousine Party Bus and had been forced to have sex with Alexander and Bryan. Bryan is reportedly a cousin of Alexander.

At the end of the evening, the party bus parked at a private residence in Hendry County where the passengers got off the bus and began to socialize in the yard and in the home. After nearly everyone had left the bus, the 16 year old victim and Bryan were left on the bus alone. Alexander, who had also remained on the bus, approached the victim and had forcible sex with the 16 year old.

Investigation reportedly said drugs including meth and cocaine were in the party bus.

On Monday, October 7, 2013, Hendry County Investigators filed for and received an arrest warrant for Timothy Eugene Alexander, Jr. and Joshua Dale Bryan on charges of Sexual Battery. Alexander is currently being held in the Lee County Jail on $100,000.00 bond. Bryan is in Hendry county's jail on $100,000.00 bond.

Update: Alexander appeared before Hendry County Judge James Sloan Friday morning, and Sloan raised the bond from $100,000 to $150,000, the Judge noting Alexander's previous arrest history. At approximately 10:30 p.m. Friday night Alexander was released from jail on a $150,000 bond. As a condition of his release he is wearing a GPS tracking device. 18 year old Joshua Dale Bryan is still in custody at the Hendry County Jail.

Alexander was a firefighter with the South Trail Fire Department and reportedly was fired from the position only hours after his arrest.

(The Lee county jail booking photograph of Tim Alexander, Jr. is not available due to Florida Statutes which protect the identity of certified firefighters)

Alexander in addition to his firefighting job, owns Alexander Limousines And Party Buses, Inc with an address listed at a home he owns at 450 South Davis Street in LaBelle, Florida according to state and county records. He was a co-owner of Active Fire Training, Inc. until it was dissolved in 2010.

He had been arrested September 9th, 2013 in Lee County on a charge of domestic battery by strangulation and also on April 10th, 2013 charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill.

Bryan had previously been arrested in Henry County May 7, 2013 on prowling/loitering charges, and violation of probation.

Update: On October 22 Joshua D. Bryan, 18, was released on $100,000.00 bond. At approximately 9:30 am. Bryan was released with a GPS tracking device attached to him as a special condition of his release. Additional conditions required by the courts are no contact with victim.

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