LUIS CARDONA v. STATE OF FLORIDA

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District Court of Appeal of Florida, Fourth District.

LUIS CARDONA, Appellant, v. STATE OF FLORIDA, Appellee.

No. 4D15-3737

Decided: December 20, 2017

Carey Haughwout, Public Defender, and Tom Wm. Odom, Assistant Public Defender, West Palm Beach, for appellant. Pamela Jo Bondi, Attorney General, Tallahassee, and Matthew Steven Ocksrider, Assistant Attorney General, West Palm Beach, for appellee.

Appellant, Luis Cardona, challenges his conviction and sentence on one of five counts of sexual battery on a child less than 12 years old. Appellant contends that the trial court erred in denying his motion for judgment of acquittal on Count I because there was no evidence of a crime committed on the dates in question. Because the evidence was insufficient to establish that the incident that formed the basis for Count I occurred during the time period specified in the information, we reverse appellant's conviction and sentence on Count I and remand with instructions to grant the motion for judgment of acquittal as to Count I only. See McLean v. State, 165 So. 3d 737 (Fla. 4th DCA 2015); Ramos v. State, 75 So. 3d 1277 (Fla. 4th DCA 2011).

Reversed and Remanded.

PER CURIAM.

WARNER, TAYLOR and DAMOORGIAN, JJ., concur.