St. Petersburg man arrested for having sex with a teenage girl

Reeves, 31, was on drug offender probation already when he was arrested early Sunday.

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. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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