Subject Facing 26 Sexual Abuse Related Charges Against a Minor in Rutherford County

Nov 20, 2020 at 10:02 am by WGNS

Juan Florentino (Mugshot)

WGNS NEWS - A five-day trial has been scheduled in a Rutherford County Circuit Courtroom for a man by the name of Juan Florentino.

The 58-year old suspect is facing a long list of charges dealing with the alleged sexual abuse of a child.

The reported crimes against the juvenile reportedly occurred in Smyrna, TN, which is where the charges stemmed from after their extensive investigation. The investigation was under Detective Marcy Gossett with the Smyrna Police Investigations Unit.

The 26 charges outlined in court documents include 7 counts of “Rape of a Child,” 5 counts of “Aggravated Sexual Battery,” 1 count of “Solicitation of a Minor,” 1 count of “Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child,” 3 charges of “Aggravated Rape” and 9 counts of “Aggravated Statutory Rape.”

Reports indicate the 5 day trial will take place on December 7, 2020. A Pre-Trial Hearing has been set for 1 PM on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020 before the Honorable Judge Barry Tidwell.

Florentino remains behind bars at the Adult Detention Center in Murfreesboro (940 New Salem Hwy).


Rutherford County Court Courts
Arresting Agency / Investigating: Smyrna Police Dept.
Offender ID: JID0000147

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