Clearwater man arrested for Lewd and Lascivious Molestation of minor | Crime
Pinellas County, Florida-- Pinellas County detectives arrested Carlos Ayala for Lewd and Lascivious Molestation of a child under 16.
The identity of the victim will not be released, but the young female and the suspect were known to one another.
Ayala's additional charges include:
- Possession of Child Pornography
- Sexual Performance by a Child
Ayala admitted to touching the minor inappropriately and coercing her to pose for nude photos over a period of two years, from April 2012 to February 2012.
Anyone with further information is asked to call the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office Crimes Against Children Unit, Detective Amy White at 582-6200. Or, to remain anonymous call 1800-873-TIPS.