Juvenile detention worker accused of touching 17-year-old girl

Last Updated: Thursday, August 10, 2017, 6:08 PM EDT

A civilian juvenile detention specialist with the Seminole County Sheriff's Office is accused of inappropriately touching a 17-year-old girl while on duty.

  • Seminole County juvenile detention worker charged with battery
  • Juan Eugenio Fabian booked into jail on $500 bond
  • Investigators: Fabian inappropriately touched 17-year-old girl

Juan Eugenio Fabian was arrested Thursday and has been charged with battery, a first-degree misdemeanor, the Sheriff's Office said.

The agency investigated after the teen reported that she was inappropriately touched while riding in a van during a supervised community service program earlier this month. She said Fabian was seated behind her and touched her in several places without her permission, according to an arrest report.

Fabian was booked into the Polk Correctional Facility on $500 bond. The Sheriff’s Office has begun termination proceedings for Fabian, it said.