Thursday, January 18, 2018
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Pasco man arrested on three counts of sexual battery

HUDSON — Pasco deputies have arrested a man on three counts of sexual battery after he was accused of molesting an 11-year-old girl over the course of a year.

Charles "Chuck" Marion Butterfield, 37, of Hudson was accused of abuse of the girl "on numerous occasions" from January 2015 to January 2016, according to an arrest report. Authorities did not explain how Butterfield came into contact with the girl or whether they are related.

Before Friday's arrest, on Wednesday, Butterfield was arrested and booked into jail on charges of grand theft auto, with $5,000 bail, and domestic battery, with $2,500 bail.

The next day, on Thursday, he was arrested and booked on charges of violation of domestic violence injunction, with $10,000 bail, and fleeing police, with $5,000 bail.

On Friday, he was arrested on two separate sexual battery charges. The first charge included two counts of sexual battery on a victim under 12. The second charge included one count for sexual battery of a victim under 12.

He was being held at the Land O'Lakes Detention Center without bail.

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