Archer man accused of molesting 5-year-old


Published: Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 6:39 p.m.
Last Modified: Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 6:39 p.m.

An Archer man was arrested for molestation of a 5-year-old girl after he inappropriately touched her while riding in a golf cart, according to an arrest report by the Alachua County Sheriff's Office.

Arrested on a charge of lewd and lascivious molestation was David Gerald Evans, 46, of 9528 SW 132nd St.

The report states the incident occurred on Aug. 25 when the girl was riding in a golf cart with Evans and another child.

Evans is accused in touching the girl's genitals on the outside of her clothing. The incident occurred on Evans' property, deputies reported.

The girl was interviewed by the Child Protection Team, which includes medical experts, and disclosed the incident, deputies said.

The arrest report states that Evans admitted to the act and stopped when the girl told him "no." He told deputies he had been drinking that day, the report states.

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