Florida man accused of raping pizza delivery woman has over 70 arrests: ‘Should’ve been in prison'

Osvaldo Figueroa, 55, “sexually battered [the woman] in an elevator” on Sunday at an apartment complex on Lepic Lane in Osceola County, Osceola County Sheriff Marco Lopez told reporters during a news conference Tuesday night.

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Lopez said Figueroa had more than 70 arrests and multiple convictions at the time of his latest arrest, adding that the justice system failed the 18-year-old victim.

Osvaldo Figueroa, 55, has more than 70 arrests and multiple convictions, Osceola County Sheriff Marco Lopez said. Figueroa "should've been in prison" when was arrested Tuesday in connecton to the rape of an 18-year-old woman, Lopez said.

Osvaldo Figueroa, 55, has more than 70 arrests and multiple convictions, Osceola County Sheriff Marco Lopez said. Figueroa “should’ve been in prison” when was arrested Tuesday in connecton to the rape of an 18-year-old woman, Lopez said. (Osceola County Jail)

“This guy should’ve been in prison, today,” the sheriff said. “Not sure what’s wrong with the system but it needs to change.”

Figueroa was located in Lake County with the help of U.S. Marshals and arrested on one count of sexual battery, Lopez said. 

Figueroa denied the accusations during a profanity-laced rant as deputies escorted him from the sheriff's office to a patrol car Tuesday evening.

Figueroa denied the accusations during a profanity-laced rant as deputies escorted him from the sheriff’s office to a patrol car Tuesday evening. (Osceola County Sheriff’s Office)

The sheriff’s office live-streamed deputies escorting Figueroa from the agency’s headquarters to a patrol car. Figueroa denied the allegations and appeared to become agitated.

“I did not rape nobody,” Figueroa can be heard telling reporters before delivering a profanity-filled rant.

Lopez told reporters that the victim was doing “fine” and she’s been notified of the arrest.

“She’s grateful and happy that we found him very quickly and arrested him,” the sheriff said.

Lopez said that investigators have surveillance video of the incident but that it wouldn’t immediately be released.

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