Gulfport Police Department
Media Release

  Chief of Police                         Public Information Officer
  Robert A. Vincent              Sgt. Robert L. Burkhart
   (727)893-1049                                (727) 893-1051
GULFPORT POLICE ARREST MAN FOR CAPITAL SEXUAL BATTERY

08/29/11 Gulfport, Fl - Gulfport Police Detectives arrested Zaynus C. Crawford on a capital sexual battery charge on Friday evening.  According to statements, Crawford, 18 had no less than five encounters with the nine year old victim over the past three weeks.  Crawford turned himself in at the Gulfport Police department then was transported to Pinellas County Jail where he is being held with no bond.  A link to Crawford’s booking photograph and information is listed below.  

http://www.pcsoweb.com/InmateBooking/SubjectResults.aspx?id=1468304