ST. PETERSBURG, Fl. (WFLA) – Detectives with the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a 31-year-old man for having a sexual relationship with a teenage girl he met over the Internet.
Mark Alexander Reeves was booked into the Pinellas County Jail early Sunday where he is being held without bond. He is facing one count of sexual battery and a violation of probation charge. At the time of this arrest Reeves was on drug offender probation.
According to a PC SO report the alleged crimes occurred between September and December at a private residence in the county. The investigation began on Saturday when a parent of the victim found Reeves standing outside the girl’s bedroom window on Friday night.
Detectives discovered the suspect met the victim on Facebook in February. The 14-year-old girl told investigators that Reeves maintained a relationship with her and they had sex on multiple occasions.
It was determined Reeves was aware of the victim’s age. The suspect was interviewed on Saturday at the PCSO Administration Building on Ulmerton Rd.
Additional charges may be filed as the investigation continues.