Marion Oaks — On February 24, 2014, a 12-year-old boy and his mother made contact with the Ocala Police Department to report that [he] had been sexually involved with a 35-year-old woman known to him as Ms. Joy, on multiple occasions.
The woman was later identified as Joy McCall of 343 Marion Oaks Lane.
The incident came to light after the boy told a church member about his sexual encounters, along with several text messages that were discovered. The text messages helped provide investigators with a timeline of the events.
The boy said he began receiving Facebook messages from McCall and each message she sent became more and more heated. He said she eventually sent him pictures of herself wearing only underwear.
On January 13, 2014, the boy said McCall sent a text message stating she wanted to meet at the Paddock Mall. The boy said he and his older brother then drove to the mall and when they arrived [he] told his brother he had to go to the restroom, at which point he met McCall outside and left with her.
McCall then drove to the outer portion of the Belk Parking lot and parked. The boy stated he and McCall then got into the back seat of the car where McCall removed his pants. The boy told investigators she then performed oral sex on him. McCall then removed her pants and the two had sex, according to the boy.
On January 18, 2014, McCall contacted the boy and wanted to meet again. The boy pretended to go on a bike ride, but instead, she picked him up and drove to a wooded area where the boy said they both engaged in oral sex as well as sexual intercourse.
On February 16, 2014, the boy said she picked him up again and returned to the same wooded area where they engaged in more sexual activity.
After questioning the boy, investigators made contact with McCall at her residents. During questioning, she did not deny her interactions with the boy. She admitted to having sex, as well as oral sex with him on multiple occasions, specifically the dates mentioned by the boy.
McCall was arrested and transported to the Marion County Jail. She is currently being held on a $45,000 bond and has been placed on suicide watch at the jail.
She was charged with three felony counts of Lewd and Lascivious Battery on a Child Age 12 to 16.
McCall reportedly has two children of her own, approximately the same age as her victim.