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U.S. Attorney’s Office
Middle District of Florida

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Casselberry Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Aggravated Sexual Assault On Cruise Ship

Orlando, Florida - U.S. District Judge Roy B. Dalton, Jr. sentenced Casey Dickerson (32, Casselberry) yesterday to 20 years in federal prison for committing aggravated sexual abuse and sexual abuse of a minor while on a cruise ship. Dickerson was also ordered to serve 15 years of supervised release and to pay $977 in restitution to the minor victim of his crimes.

Dickerson was convicted by a federal jury on December 14, 2012. According to evidence presented at trial, Dickerson engaged in the aggravated sexual assault of a 15-year-old on a cruise ship. Dickerson and two minor males forcibly assaulted the victim on August 19, 2012, in a cabin on the ship. Dickerson was arrested on a federal charge later that day.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Roger B. Handberg.

Updated January 26, 2015