Ocala, Florida — Joseph James Doolittle, 27, of Silver Springs, has been charged with Lewd and Lascivious Molestation-Victim Under 12.
The 9-year-old victim told detectives that Doolittle put his hand in her panties and touched her vagina. The victim stated that she told Doolittle to stop, at which time he tried to force his tounge in her mouth, the victim referred to it as “French Kissing.”
According to reports, when Doolittle wouldn’t take no for an answer, the girl kicked Doolittle in his “privates,” turned around, and took off running.
Marion County Sheriff’s Office detectives interviewed Doolittle and he admitted to touching the victim in a sexual manner.
As of March 27, 2014, Doolittle was being held at the Marion County Jail on a $10,000 bond.
Detectives would like to know what you know about Doolittle’s contact with children. If you have details about Doolittle, please call (352) 369-6845. You can phone anonymous tips to Crime Stoppers of Marion County at 368-STOP or 368-7867. Text tips to 274637 using keyword 368STOP. Tips can also be submitted at www.ocalacrimestoppers.com.