Local Corrections Officer Behind Bars, Charged with Molesting Minor

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By: Garin Flowers
February 6, 2013

Wakulla County, FL - A local corrections officer is behind bars and accused of molesting a minor.

The Wakulla County Sheriff's office says Roger Perry turned himself in on Feb. 1 and is charged with lewd or lascivious molestation.

It started with a WCSO investigation into a sex offense. Deputies say Perry committed the crime to a victim younger than twelve years old. They believe he was touching her inappropriately in a sexual manner.

The victim was taken to the Children's Home Society where a medical examination and another interview was held.

WCSO says Perry worked as a correctional officer in the Wakulla Correctional Institution. We are waiting on more information from the Florida Department of Corrections on Perry's role as a CO.

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