Ulises Rodriguez, a member of the Miami-Dade Fire Department since 2005, has been arrested when a string of lewd text messages were found on the phone of a 17-year-old boy who was found dead late last month.
Detectives found a string of text messages on the boys phone that were sent from Rodriguez between May 1 and June 22 of this year. The texts included explicit pictures and words, including messages like, "I wanna (expletive) a young guy, like 15 or 16," and "When we having a threesome or have someone watch us (expletive)?"
Some of the messages referred to sexual encounters that may have occurred between the two in the boy's bedroom.
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The boy was found dead on June 24, but homicide detectives have not declared whether the death was a result of a suicide or a murder.
Rodriguez was arrested on July 14 on 17 felony counts of transmitting harmful information to a minor, and was released on bail this Monday. He has been relieved of service.