JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 62-year-old Jacksonville man has been charged with capital sexual battery on a child and two counts of lewd and lascivious molestation of a victim under the age of 12.
According to Thomas Carswell's arrest report, the Florida Department of Children and Families was notified last month after the child told a mental health professional about abuse at the hands of Carswell.
The child then told a DCF investigator, the report said.
Carswell went to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office and talked to a detective without a lawyer present, according to the report.
He was arrested and is being held without bond.