Daytona Beach, FL – After an investigation prompted by information from the Florida Department of Children & Families, a 28-year-old Daytona Beach man is charged with two counts of Lewd and Lascivious Behavior with a juvenile over the age of 12 and under 16.
Daytona Beach Police arrested Samuel Tyler Fugatt on Thursday after detectives conducted surveillance of his residence for two days. The incident report states that the juvenile was taken to the hospital by an adult female. Staff suspected sexual abuse but the juvenile told them that Fugatt was her boyfriend.
Fugatt also faces a child abuse charge and two counts of Transmission of Material Harmful to Others. He remains in the Volusia County Jail with no bond set.
DBPD detectives believe there could be other victims. They are asking anyone victimized by Fugatt or knows of someone victimized, to contact the Criminal Investigations Division at 386-671-5200.