Pace man found guilty of lewd or lascivious molestation
SANTA ROSA COUNTY, Fla. (WEAR) —
A Pace man has been found guilty of lewd or lascivious molestation by a Santa Rosa County Jury.
According to the State Attorney's Office, 34-year-old Randy Roberto Bess touched the victim's private area underneath her clothes in July 2015.
Bess later admitted to a friend he had touched the victim in her private area and was arrested on November 4, 2016, after an investigation by the Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office.
Sentencing for Bess is scheduled for March 7. He faces a maximum penalty of 15 years in prison.