SARASOTA -- A 31-year-old Manatee man has been charged with unlawful sexual activity with a minor in Sarasota, according to Sarasota police.
The Sarasota Police Department in cooperation with detectives from the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office investigated a series of alleged incidents involving the Lawrence Joseph Koudelka and a 17-year old victim, a media release said. Koudelka was arrested last week.
One of the incidents occurred at the Sleep Inn, 900 University Parkway, Sarasota, the release said. The warrant was obtained on Oct. 12.
Koudelka lives in the 900 block of First Avenue Drive East in Palmetto.
During a court appearance after the arrest, Koudelka’s bond was set at $25,000 which he posted the bond on Friday.
Anyone with additional information regarding this investigation can call Detective Rex Troche at (941) 954-7070