4/30/2012: Joe Harrison Jr. Sentenced to Life in Prison for Sexual Battery of a Child


Joe Harrison Jr.  was sentenced to Life In Prison today (04/30/12). 



Joe Harrison Jr. Convicted

Sexual Battery of a Child & Lewd or Lascivious Molestation


On April 23rd, Joe Harrison Jr. (09/03/1969) was found guilty of three counts of Sexual Battery on a Child over 12 years of age but less than 18 years of age by a Person in Familial or Custodial Authority and one count of Lewd or Lascivious Molestation of a Child over 12 years of age but less than 16 years of age.  


The cases were prosecuted by Assistant State Attorney Stickley and Assistant State Attorney Buff.  Joe Harrison Jr. is scheduled to be sentenced on April 30th. 


Joe Harrison Jr. identifies himself as a Bishop of Liberty Central Ministries International.  At the time of his arrest Harrison listed his home address in the 1000 block of Four Seasons Circle in Sarasota.  Anyone with additional information regarding these investigations is asked to contact Detective David Grant at 941 - 954-7070.