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Tallahassee woman charged with sexual cyber harassment

Tallahassee woman charged with cyberharassment for posting nude Facebook images
Posted at 12:31 PM, Oct 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-30 09:22:42-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A Tallahassee woman has been arrested for sexual cyber harassment after posting a victim's nude photographs to Facebook.

Victoria Wyche, 28, was booked into the Leon County Detention Facility on Friday. According to a probable cause affidavit, she obtained the posted images while using another person's cellphone.

On June 27, the victim told Tallahassee Police Department investigators sexually explicit images of the victim were published on Facebook without their consent and said they believed Wyche was the person responsible.

The victim was able to provide officers screenshots of the post with the Facebook account it originated from. 

In a phone interview with the investigator, Wyche claimed the images the victim sent weren't private pictures.

She told investigators that at the time, she had the phone the victim sent the pictures to. Wyche said the phone belonged to a person the victim had been dating. Wyche said the victim was not aware that she had the phone when the pictures were sent. 

At first Wyche said she never saw the photos in question, but later told officers she had taken screenshots of the pictures.

Wyche said she uses "everybody's phone" because her phone is broken, according to the probable cause documents, though she did not admit to posting the pictures.

However, the investigator wrote that Wyche continued to make statements such as "if you wanted your pictures to be private ... you shouldn't have sent them to random people you met on Facebook."

In September, a search warrant was issued for Wyche's Facebook account.

The probable cause document says that investigators were not able to find the original post, as it had been deleted, but found that the account it was posted from matched Wyche's. 

Based on the investigation, a warrant for Wyche's arrest was issued for "willfully and maliciously" sexually cyber-harassing a victim, which is a first degree misdemeanor. She was taken into custody over the weekend.

Wyche, who got out of jail on a $500 bond after two days, is to appear in court on Nov. 7, 2017, for a case management conference.

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