Valdosta man arrested for molestation

Valdosta man arrested for molestation

VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) - Valdosta Police Department Detectives arrested Joseph Davis Sheppard III,  for Felony Child Molestation Wednesday.

Allegations of child molestation against the 32 year old Valdosta resident were made on July 2,  and detectives have been investigating the case and gathering information.

The charges involve an indecent act performed by Sheppard on a 14 year old victim at Sheppard's residence on Bud McKey Drive.

The victim and Sheppard are not related but were known to each other.

Sheppard was arrested without incident and is being held in the Lowndes County Jail awaiting judicial proceedings.

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