Deputies: Brandon man inappropriately touched minor over 25 times in 6 months

TAMPA, Fla. - A 41-year-old man is accused of inappropriately touching a 14-year-old boy over 25 times within the past six months, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said.

Jeffery Randel Nelson, of Lakeview Village Drive in Brandon, is charged with three counts of lewd and lascivious molestation.

Nelson involved the victim to his residence where he massaged him over and under his clothing approximately 25 separate times, deputies said. 

"The massaging would consist of rubbing the victim's back, buttocks, and genitalia area," the department said. "The victim disclosed on one occasion, Nelson removed the victim's clothing, carried the victim into the shower, and used a washcloth to wash the victim's body."

Nelson remained in the Hillsborough County Jail on Wednesday on a $22,500 bond.

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