Osceola school teacher arrested for sexual battery


An Osceola County school teacher was arrested on Friday after she admitted to having a sexual relationship with a student.

Westside K-8 school teacher Miralys Agosto, 23, was arrested for two counts of sexual battery after telling Osceola County Sheriff’s Office detectives that she had two sexual encounters with the 16-year-old victim.

On May 7, the victim, a seventh-grade ESE student at Westside K-8, said he was


having a sexual relationship with his teacher, Agosto. The student reported two sexual encounters occurred in the teacher’s vehicle since April 26, according to a Sheriff’s Office report.

On May 8, Agosto met with Sheriff’s Office detectives and admitted to engaging in a sexual relationship with her student. She confirmed the two sexual encounters, the report stated. A warrant was obtained, and she was arrested on May 11.

Agosto resigned her position at the school on May 7.

Anyone with information regarding this case or any additional victims is asked to contact the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office at 407-348-2222 or Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS, where information leading to an arrest may be eligible for a $1,000 reward.

Osceola bank robbery suspect sought

Kissimmee police detectives are looking for a bank robbery suspect.

On Friday at approximately 5:40 p.m. officers responded to the Wells Fargo Bank located at 1423 E. Osceola Parkway in Kissimmee in reference to a bank robbery. According to a Kissimmee police report, an unidentified man entered the bank and passed a note to a teller demanding money. No weapon was displayed or implied during the robbery. The suspect left the bank with an undisclosed amount of money. No one was injured during the incident.

The same suspect attempted a robbery in the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office jurisdiction prior to the robbery in Kissimmee.

On Friday, just after 5 p.m., the suspect came into the Bank of America located at 2000 E. Osceola Parkway in Kissimmee. He passed a note to the clerk demanding money, however, the fast thinking clerk was able to activate the bank’s robbery protocols and notify the authorities, Sheriff’s Office officials said. The male fled without obtaining any money.

Anyone with information regarding the suspect or the crime is urged to contact the Kissimmee Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit at 407-846-3333, by email at seeitsayit@kissimmee.org or the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office at 407-348-2222. Residents also can call Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477). Calls made to Crimeline remain anonymous and can be eligible for cash rewards.

Orlando man arrested for 2017 hit and run

An Orlando man was arrested by the Florida Highway Patrol on Friday for a 2017 Osceola County hit and run incident.

Victor Fernandez, 59, of Orlando, was charged with leaving the scene of a fatal crash and driving without a driver’s license causing death. Margarita Contreas, 58, of Boca Raton, was killed on Oct. 1, 2017 after she was hit on Orange Blossom Trail, south of Osceola Parkway, by a van driven by Fernandez.

According to a FHP report, Contreas had been involved in a crash with another vehicle at about 1:12 a.m. Both vehicles were moved into a parking lot. When Contreas thought she dropped her wallet in the roadway, she walked into the northbound lanes of the trail and into the path of the van.

Contreas was taken to Osceola County Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead.