The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office has arrested Mark Dungan-Carpenter, DOB 2/12/88, of Sarasota, for two counts of Lewd and Lascivious Molestation on a victim under 12 years of age.
On August 28, 2012 detectives assigned to the Special Victims Unit received a report that the incident occurred on a four-year-old child. The victim had reported to a family friend that Dungan-Carpenter had touched her inappropriately.
In 2009 Dungan-Carpenter was arrested and charged with Sexual Battery on a Child stemming from an incident involving a five-year-old child. That incident occurred at a private day care known as Sandy’s Family Day Care of Lake Sarasota which operated from 2003 to 2011.
Anyone with information connected to this case or any other suspicious activity involving Dungan-Carpenter or Sandy’s Family Day Care of Lake Sarasota is encouraged to call Criminal Investigations at 941-861-4900 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-TIPS (8477), online at http://www.sarasotacrimestoppers.com/ or by texting TIP109 plus a message to CRIMES (274637).