DCF Worker On Trial for Sexual Battery

Mar 24, 2015

A Polk County jury will begin to hear the case of a Department of Children and Families case worker accused of threatening to take a woman’s children unless she had sex with him, the Ledger of Lakeland reports. 

Jason Conrad Montgomery
Credit Polk County Sheriff's Office

Jason Conrad Montgomery, 28, faces two counts of sexual battery by coercion, which each carry a penalty of up to 30 years in prison, and one count of extortion, which carries a maximum penalty of 15 years in prison, according to the Ledger. 

The trial is expected to last through Wednesday.