Seminole County deputy arrested on lewd battery on child charges

Deputy arrested by Orange County Sheriff's Office, fired after arrest


ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Orange County Sheriff's Office arrested  a Seminole County deputy in training on lewd battery charges on a child.

Deputies said Deputy Holritch Rivette was arrested on Friday on lewd battery charges on a child aged 12 to 14 years old.

Rivette had sex with a 13-year-old several times in 2014, offering to buy her clothes in exchange, according to investigators.

Rivette was immediately put on administrative leave when Seminole County Sheriff's Office learned of the investigation and was terminated upon his arrest.

Details of his arrest were not immediately available.

SCSO said Rivette was on probationary status with the department as a Deputy Sheriff on Sept. 30, 2014.

Rivette bonded out of jail on Saturday night.