Pirates closer, who lives in St. Cloud, accused of child solicitation

in St. Cloud News & Events

SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com

PITTSBURGH – A 28-year-old All-Star relief pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates, who lives in St. Cloud, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of soliciting a child for sex, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

FDLE agents said Felipe Vazquez was arrested at his Pittsburgh apartment on charges of solicitation of a child and providing obscene material to minors.

Vazquez was taken into custody on a felony warrant out of Lee County, according to the FDLE. 

Agents said their investigation began in August after receiving information that Vazquez was possibly having a sexual relationship with a 13-year-old girl who lives in Lee County.