On August 21, 2013, the Miami Police Department’s Special Victims Unit detectives arrested Omar Ventura Blandino Rivera D.O.B. 7-31-79, and charged him with one count of sexual battery and one count of video voyeurism.
According to detectives, on December 1, 2012, the victim and her friend (Defendant’s girlfriend), went to a party together. After a couple of drinks, the victim didn’t feel well and was taken home by Ventura. He stopped at a gas station in Hialeah and bought her an orange juice. The victim stated that she didn’t remember what happened after she drank the juice. She only remembers waking up the next morning in the Ventura’s bed, naked with semen on her buttocks.
Several months later, Ventura showed a video he had taken that night with his cell phone to his girlfriend. The video depicted the victim sleeping or unconscious the entire time as well as footage of her vagina and anus. Immediately following, the victim was confronted by Ventura’s girlfriend regarding the video. The victim then went to the police and reported the incident.
Detectives spoke to Ventura whom during an interview, showed detectives the video. According to Ventura, the victim and he had consensual sex three times that night. Additionally, he told confessed to detectives that he had filmed her without her knowledge and that she was asleep and drowsy from drunkenness that night. The defendant provided the video to the detectives.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the Miami Police Department’s Special Victims Unit at (305) 603-6300. Those with information that wish to remain anonymous can contact Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at (305) 471- TIPS (4877), visit www.crimestoppersmiami.com and select “Give a Tip” or Send a text message to 274637. Enter CSMD followed by the tip information and press send.