NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. — A 52-year-old man touched female subjects inappropriately during sleep studies he was conducting at locations in New Port Richey and Zephyrhills, according to New Port Richey Police.

  • Andrew Chickoree, 52, faces 1 count of sexual battery
  • Investigators believe there may have been more victims
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Officers arrested Andrew Chickoree, 52, on Tuesday. Chickoree was charged with one count of sexual battery and one count of battery.

Investigators said Chickoree was previously employeed as a technician at the locations where the sleep studies were conducted. Female victims alleged that he touched them inappropriately during studies he was administering.

Investigators also believe that there were other victims. Anyone who previously was a patient involved in a sleep study in which Chickoree was involved and who believes they might have been a victim is asked to contact Detective Campbell at 727-232-8902.


Andrew Chickoree (Courtesy: New Port Richey Police)