Paxon student charged with sexual assault

Victim's parents found text messages about assault, police say

Booking photo of Brandon Guinto
Booking photo of Brandon Guinto

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Paxon School for Advanced Studies student has been charged with sexual assault.

Brandon Guinto, 18, was arrested at the school Wednesday.

According to a redacted arrest report, the victim’s parents became aware of the assault via text messages they saw on their daughter’s phone.

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office detectives took those messages into evidence.

Guinto is being held on $180,000 bond.