In a disturbing report by the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, 59
year-old Michael Joseph Hellen of Fort Walton Beach has been charged with molesting a teenage girl younger than sixteen but older than twelve.
Deputies were called to Children in Crisis, a non-profit facility that houses foster children, on Dec. 19 after receiving a report that Hellen had fondled a child. The victim had initially reported the abuse to a friend. Hellen was listed as a house parent for the facility.
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