A man was arrested by Lee County deputies Thursday after the relative of a girl reported she has been kidnapped. Delorme was arrested after the victim's uncle received a text message from the victim telling him she was in trouble.
However, she told him not to call law enforcement because she was scared of Delorme. Delorme told deputies he had posted an ad for a roommate on Craigslist for his Colorado home and the victim responded to it. She ed a year-long lease for a room in late July or August, he said, according to the report.
They departed Colorado, went to Texas and then traveled to Fort Lauderdale before traveling though Lee County where the victim notified her uncle. The victim told deputies she was scared of Delorme and had been sexually abused by him since the end of August. She said he threatened her if she ever attempted to leave.
Delorme denied the accusation and said he the relationships between him and the victim was not sexual in nature because she was underage. More: Cape Coral woman faces felony charges in kidnapping, sexual assault of former co-worker.
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