CLEARWATER — A Clearwater man is charged with capital sexual battery in connection with assaults on a 7-year-old girl, police said.
Clearwater police detectives said Johnnie Cheek, 35, assaulted the girl three times. They obtained a warrant, and Cheek was arrested in Jacksonville last weekend.
Police said he confessed to assaulting the girl.
Cheek was extradited to Pinellas County and remained in jail on Wednesday without bail.