Crestview Man Facing Charges Of Child Molestation

By: Joe Moore Twitter: @TV7NewsGuy Email
By: Joe Moore Twitter: @TV7NewsGuy Email

CRESTVIEW, Fla. The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office has charged a Crestview
man with lewd or lascivious molestation of two female victims under the age of 16 and attempting to molest a third.

Deputies arrested 58-year old Donald Vernon Kelley of 3535 Woodcliff
Drive Friday evening.

During the course of the investigation, they found evidence Kelley had
touched or fondled two girls under the age of sixteen, and given at least one of the victims alcohol and marijuana.

He is also accused of attempting to fondle a third young girl. In addition, investigators found Kelley had violated an injunction for protection.

Kelley is charged with three counts of contributing the delinquency of a minor, five counts of interfering with the custody of a minor, two counts of lewd or lascivious molestation of a child, one count of attempted lewd or lascivious molestation, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Investigators say there could be other victims in the local area and ask anyone with additional information to contact OCSO Investigator Ralph Garrett at 850-689-5659.

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