On Wednesday May 3oth Osceola County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested 24 year old GianCarlos Rafael Ortiz who was accused of sexually battering his stepdaughter who is under the age of 12 for the past 4 months.

Detectives from both Osceola County Sheriff’s Office and Orange County Sheriff’s Office worked together on the investigation since incidents were reported as taking place in both counties. Ortiz was cooperative with detectives and admitted to the allegations.

Ortiz was arrested for 5 counts of Capital Sexual Battery, 6 counts of Lewd/Lascivious Molestation and 2 counts of Lewd/Lascivious Exhibition. Ortiz is facing additional charges for the incidents that occurred in the jurisdiction of Orange County.

Anyone with information regarding this case or any additional victims is asked to contact the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office at 407-348-2222 or Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS, where information leading to an arrest may be eligible for a $1,000 reward.