CAPE CORAL POLICE DEPARTMENT
Public Affairs Office
1100 Cultural Park Boulevard
Cape Coral, FL 33990
Cape Coral Police Department Make Child Pornography and Molestation Arrest
(May 15, 2014)- On May 11th, 2014 Cape Coral Police Officers responded to a sex offense at a South Cape Coral home. The reporting party stated her 14 year old son, disclosed to her that Kenneth J. Dubeau W/M, DOB: 02/14/1959 had taken naked pictures of him within the last few months.
The pictures were taken at his residence,1139 NE Pine Island Ln, Cape Coral, Florida, with his cell phone and that Kenneth had also inappropriately touched his genitals.
The victim met Kenneth while attending a local religious organization.
Approximately two weeks after the victim met Kenneth, Kenneth invited him to sleep over at his house. He has slept over Kenneth's house approximately 5 times within the last few months. The last time he slept over there was approximately 3 weeks ago.
He said on numerous occasions Kenneth took pictures of him while he was naked inside his residence.
Every time Kenneth took pictures of him naked he used his cell phone. He described the cell phone as a black Smartphone with a flat front screen. For several pictures Kenneth would have him pose in different positions and utilize props.
The victim said during one of the sleepovers at Kenneth's residence he was sleeping on a mattress on the floor. While he was sleeping Kenneth got out of his bed and laid down next to him. Kenneth stuck his hand under the victim’s underwear and fondled his genitals.
On 05/13/14 a search warrant was obtained and executed on 32 NE 16th Place, Unit 5, Cape Cora, Fl. Kenneth was inside the home and during a post Miranda interview identified a black cell phone matching the aforementioned one described by the victim as his personal cellular phone. The cellular phone was seized pursuant to the search warrant and a forensic examination was conducted.
During a digital forensic search of the suspect’s phone at least (7) seven images of the victim engaged in sexual explicit conduct were located.
Based on the totality of the evidence on 05/14/14 Kenneth was placed under arrest and charged with lewd and lascivious molestation, 7 counts sexual performance of a child 827.071(3) (production of child pornography); and 7 counts of sexual performance of a child 827.071 (5) (possession of child pornography).
Evidence developed in the investigation indicated there may be more children who were victimized by Kenneth Dubeau and the investigation is continuing.
"This case strikes at the core of everyone's sense of decency, and deals with the most vulnerable among us- our children. Our detectives are continuing to work to identify any other victims and we ask that our partners in the media be sensitive to the fact that it may be very difficult for the families, and especially the children, to come forward. We will provide additional information as this case unfolds, while respecting the dignity and privacy of the victims and their families."- Det. Sergeant Dana Coston, Cape Coral Police Department Public Affairs Officer.