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62-year-old Pasco man accused of fondling 12-year-old girl

NEW PORT RICHEY

62-year-old charged with molesting girl

A 62-year-old man is accused of fondling a 12-year-old girl earlier this month.

The Pasco County Sheriff's Office says David Lestishock of 10244 Sorenstam Drive confessed to improperly touching the girl on March 13. Lestishock's relationship to the child was not released because of the nature of the allegations.

Lestishock was arrested Wednesday and is charged with lewd and lascivious molestation of a child younger than 16. He was released from the Pasco County jail Wednesday evening on $10,000 bail.

NEW PORT RICHEY

Pizzeria owner hurt in fight over credit card

At 10:30 Wednesday night, the owner of a Hungry Howie's Pizza restaurant suspected that a customer had given him a stolen credit card. So he refused to give it back.

The customer wasn't deterred, authorities said. Jeremiah A. Folson, 18, went behind the counter, struggled with the owner and hit him on the head with a stapler, according to a Pasco County Sheriff's Office report. The owner of the restaurant at 4511 Grand Blvd. had a 2-inch cut above his eye from the attack, the report said.

Folson of 4641 Grand Blvd. was arrested and charged with felony battery. He was being held at the Pasco jail in lieu of $2,500 bail.

62-year-old Pasco man accused of fondling 12-year-old girl 03/25/10 [Last modified: Thursday, March 25, 2010 7:53pm]
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