Apopka man arrested on sexual battery, molestation charges

Keith Francis Desomer released from jail Monday


APOPKA, Fla. – A 55-year-old Apopka man was arrested Saturday on charges of sexual battery and molestation.

Police said a boy victim said Keith Francis Desomer called to him, "Can you help me with this thing?" The boy said he went to the back porch and Desomer grabbed his genitals. The boy said Desomer touched him inappropriately several times and pulled his own pants down and made the boy touch him inappropriately.

The boy said he never fought back or told Desomer to stop because he was in shock and emotionally distraught.

Keith Francis Desomer is charged with two counts of sexual battery on a child 12 years or older by an adult, three counts of lewd and lascivious molestation and attempted sexual battery on a child 12 years or older by an adult.

Desomer was arrested at his home in the 1100 block of Errol Parkway. He was taken to the Orange County Jail on $14,000 bail.

Desomer was released from jail Monday.