Charges dropped in molestation case

OKEECHOBEE — All charges were dropped against an Okeechobee man who was charged with lewd or lascivious molestation of a minor under 12 years of age. Troy Walton was arrested July 30 by OCSO Detective DeMarcus Dixon and charged with two counts of lewd and lascivious molestation of a minor under the age of 12. Bond was set at $300,000, but on Aug. 20, all charges were dropped, and the case was closed.

Cathy Womble is a staff writer for the Lake Okeechobee News.

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