Cruise ship waiter arrested for getting oral sex from teen, deputies say

Incident reported Sunday aboard Holland America ship

By Amanda Batchelor - Senior Digital Editor
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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A Holland America cruise ship waiter was arrested Thursday, days after he received oral sex from a 15-year-old girl who was aboard the MS Veendam ship with her family, authorities said.

According to an arrest report, the incident happened Sunday night after Gede Sukrantara's shift.

Broward sheriff's deputies said Sukrantara, 26, met the victim on the 12th floor of the ship and the two began to kiss.

Deputies said they went into a bathroom, where Sukrantara locked the door and the teen performed oral sex on him.

The victim reported the incident to staff the next day.

Detectives interviewed Sukrantara on Thursday, and said he confessed to receiving oral sex from the girl.

The victim's father was also interviewed and expressed his desire to prosecute.

Sukrantara was arrested on a charge of committing a lewd and lascivious act involving a minor.

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