Duval County

Tattoo artist accused of sexual battery, Jacksonville police say there may be more victims

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A popular tattoo artist is being accused of sexual battery, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office arrested James Ranieri, 36, on three felony charges out of Duval County on Wednesday morning following multiple investigations conducted by JSO.

The bond amount for each charge is $125,003, the arrest report stated.

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Because his occupation has frequent contact with the community, police believe there could be more victims.

Anyone with additional information or possible victims are asked to call the sheriff’s office at 904-630-0500, or email JSOCrimeTips@Jaxsheriff.org.

Need help?

Contact RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) at 800.656.HOPE (4673) to be connected with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area.

Aurielle Eady

Aurielle Eady, Action News Jax

Aurielle Eady is a digital content producer for Action News Jax.