BY JENNIFER CABRERA
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Prince Emmanuel Simmons, 36, was arrested yesterday and charged with kidnapping and lewd or lascivious molestation of a victim under 16 years of age.
The victim reported to Gainesville Police Department officers that Simmons consistently made her uncomfortable when she spent time at his house and that on one occasion, he grabbed her arm and pulled her next to him on the couch, keeping her from pulling away, and touched her inappropriately.
Simmons has nine felony convictions and 18 misdemeanor convictions, including four convictions for exposure of sexual organs. He is being held on $1,000,000 bail.
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