On Nov. 12, 18-year-old Alexander Dutton of Winter Garden, Fla., was arrested by officer Shavers, for sexual battery in connection with an alleged incident that took place on Oct. 29 at the Nu complex. Dutton’s description matches one that was sent out in an Oct. 30 timely warning email by Campus Safety.


“The timely warning about the nonconsensual sexual intercourse was one that brought forth information that we passed on to the St. Petersburg Police, information that was helpful in solving that particular crime,” Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students James Annarelli said.


According to the arrest affidavit, Dutton allegedly sexually assaulted a female victim who was “physically helpless to resist” around 1 a.m. on the morning of Oct. 29. His bail is set at $100,000.


In a timely warning notice that was sent out on Nov. 12, Campus Safety clarified that Dutton is not affiliated with the college.


As of Nov. 14, campus safety has required a 100% ID Check at the front gate.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.