In April, detectives with the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office conducted a sexual battery investigation with the help of the victim, leading to the arrest of the suspect, Ruben Morales Jr.

Morales was charged with 36 counts of sexual battery on a child under the age of 12, and 60 counts of sexual battery on a child over the age of 12. According to the Osceola County  Sheriff’s Office, Morales was a martial arts teacher in the Lake Nona area for years.

The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office is continuing the investigation and is requesting anyone with additional information on Morales to please contact their Criminal Investigations Division at (407) 348-1150.