On November 14th the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a thirteen year old girl who disclosed that she was sexually abused by 46-year-old Jeffrey Winward of St. Cloud when she was eight years old.

The investigation revealed there was probable cause that Winward committed at least seven acts of Lewd & Lascivious Molestation against the 8-year-old child. On December 6th Winward was arrested. Winward denied the allegations but since his arrest, additional victims have come forward accusing Winward of sexual abuse.

Anyone with information concerning this case or any similar cases is asked to contact the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office at (407) 348-2222