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He became known to detectives when he made inappropriate contact with another minor.
Charges: Sexual Battery (Victim less than 12) (5 Counts)
Daniel Johnson, 39, was arrested by HCSO Detectives Friday evening and charged with five counts of Sexual Battery on a child less than 12-years-old. The victim, 11, is known to Johnson and his inappropriate contact with her began as early as seven years ago.
Johnson became known to detectives when he made inappropriate contact with another minor and she informed her teacher. During the course of the investigation, it was discovered he was sexually abusing the victim. Johnson admitted to detectives to the inappropriate contact and that the knew the age of the victim at the time of the several incidents.
There are no other known victims at this time.