Lake Nona martial arts teacher charged with more than 90 counts of sexual battery on a child

 A Lake Nona martial arts teacher was arrested by deputies for more than 90 counts of sexual battery on a child.

Ruben Morales Jr., 62, was charged with 36 counts of sexual battery on a child under 12 and 60 counts of sexual battery on a child older than 12, according to an Osceola County Sheriff’s Office press release.

In April, Sheriff’s Office detectives conducted a sexual battery investigation.

“Through our extensive investigation and with the help of our tenacious victim probable cause was obtained to arrest Ruben Morales Jr.,” the press release stated.

 Morales was a martial arts teacher in the Lake Nona area for years, Sheriff’s Office officials said The Sheriff’s Office is continuing this investigation and is requesting anyone with additional information on Morales to contact the Criminal Investigations Division at 407-348-1150.