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MAJOR ARREST: Boca Raton Man Charged With Kidnap, Smuggling, More

Leonel Harari, Courtesy Palm Beach County Jail.


BOCA RATON, FL ( (Copyright © 2023 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — A West Boca Raton man is facing multiple charges following his arrest Wednesday by the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.

While the arrest report continues to be processed, jail records reviewed by reveal that Leonel Harari of Grand Verde Way is now charged with: “Kidnap — coerce (to) commit sexual activity involving an adult for human trafficking,” “Smuggling — smuggle illegal individual into state,” “public order crimes — use 2-way communication device to facilitate felony,” “Procure for prostitution — live off earnings of prostitution,” “Obstructing justice,” and “Larceny — grand theft.”

While bond was set at $3,000 for the public order charge, all other allegations have led to “no bond” as of 5 a.m. Thursday. He remains held in the Palm Beach County Jail.

Leonel Harari has received three traffic citations in Palm Beach County, but there is no other record of court activity involving the defendant in the court system.



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