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***Update 9/19/13***13-185 Detectives Charge Seminole Man With Capital Sexual Battery

***Update***

According to detectives assigned to the Crimes Against Children Unit, another victim has come forward with allegations of sexual battery against suspect Calvin Dowd. At this time detectives believe there could be other victims.

Detectives are asking anyone with information on Calvin Dowd to please contact Detective Hinson or Detective Kolenda of the Crimes Against Children Unit at (727) 582-6200 or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward contact Crime Stoppers at 1800-873-TIPS or www.crimestoppersofpinellas.org.

Calvin Dowd was arrested on Friday, August 30, 2013 for Capital Sexual Battery and he remains in the Pinellas County Jail at this time. Additional charges are pending.

***End of Update***

***Original release below***

Who:
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
-Crimes Against Children Unit

Arrested:
Calvin Dowd
10/20/1977
8521 75th Avenue N
Seminole FL 33777
employment – irrigation

Charge:
Capital Sexual Battery (Child less than 12 years old) FSS 794.011.2A

Victim:
The victim was a child (female) under 12 years of age who is known to the suspect. Per Fl Statute 119.071(2)(h)1, no further information will be released that would tend to identify the victim.

What:  Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office detectives have arrested a Seminole man for Capital Sexual Battery on a victim under 12.

Where:

8521 75th Avenue N
Seminole FL 33777

When:  The incident took place in December of 2006.

How/Why:

Earlier this month, detectives with the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Crimes Against Children Unit began conducting an investigation into allegations Calvin Dowd had sexual contact with a minor under the age of twelve.  The alleged events took place in December of 2006.

During the reported incident, Dowd approached the victim as she slept and inappropriately touched and fondled her.

Detectives interviewed both Dowd and the victim on multiple occasions.  At the conclusion of the investigation it was determined Dowd had unconsensual sexual contact with the victim at his residence.

Dowd admitted to the allegations.

Dowd is currently being held at the Pinellas County Jail with no bond.

Calvin Dowd Booking Photo

Calvin Dowd Booking Photo

 

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