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Alabama Man Accused of Grabbing Underage Girls at Shipwreck Island

Panama City Beach, Fla. - An Alabama man is accused of grabbing several underage girls while in the wave pool at Shipwreck Island Waterpark. 

Justin Todd Smoker, 35, of Union Springs, Ala. grabbed several girls in the buttocks and other areas while in the pool at the Panama City Beach attraction Wednesday, according to a Panama City Beach Police arrest affidavit. 

Several girls, all between the ages of 12 and 13 complained about Smoker to a guardian and then to officers. 

Officers added that Smoker "provided incriminating statements to having inadvertently touched numerous people while in the wave pool." 

Smoker is charged with lewd and lascivious molestation and simple battery.  

 


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