Broward woman kidnapped, beat, robbed man she met online for sex, deputies say

Jesse Rodriguez, 2 others arrested on multiple charges


TAMARAC, Fla. – A South Florida woman and two accomplices were arrested over the weekend after beating, kidnapping and robbing a man she met online for sex, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office.

Jesse Nicole Rodriguez, 30, was arrested Sunday following a long evening that started with her meeting the victim at a hotel for sex.

The victim met Rodriguez at the Extended Stay Hotel at 3873 W. Commercial Boulevard after arranging the encounter through the Backpage classified website.

After initially performing sexual acts, Rodriguez tied up the victim with a cell phone cord and went through his pockets, removing $180 in cash, his wallet, cell phone and car keys.

BSO deputies say Rodriguez struck the victim several times in order to get the PIN number for his debit card. 

Rodriguez then called an accomplice, later identified as Latrise Lenoir, 24.

The victim stated that Rodriguez and Lenoir laughed and made fun of him while he was still tied up in the hotel room.

Lenoir walked to a nearby ATM to use the victim's credit card, but was denied. Both women then walked the victim back to the ATM where he withdrew $200.

Another accomplice, Kevin Ramnarine, 27, later took the victim back to the hotel room where he allegedly threatened him by saying he would shoot and kill him.

All three suspects and the victim then took the victim's car and went to a CVS location where the women grabbed makeup and $200 worth of gift cards.

While at the CVS, the victim attempted to grab his cell phone from Rodriguez, and an altercation occurred. Rodriguez and Ramnarine fled the CVS in the victim's car.

When the BSO deputy arrived on-scene, he took the victim back to the hotel where management let the officer into the original hotel room.

There, the deputy found Rodriguez hiding behind the curtains and Ramnarine inside the bathroom.

Both suspects were taken into custody. Lenoir later walked up to deputies and turned herself in.

Rodriguez was arrested on two kidnapping charges, battery, lewd and lascivious behavior and possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia.