Florida dentist found guilty of battery for inappropriately touching female employee

A Florida dentist was found guilty of misdemeanor battery for inappropriately touching a female employee, the Pensacola News Journal reported Oct. 26. 

Charles Stamitoles, DDS, of Pensacola, was arrested four times between May and August  on charges of battery after being accused of inappropriately touching an employee and three patients. In June, the Florida Department of Health restricted Dr. Stamitoles' license in response to his legal history, barring him from practicing dentistry on female patients.

During his trial, a jury found him guilty of inappropriately touching an employee without her consent in May.

Sentencing for Dr. Stamitoles is scheduled for Nov. 21. He still faces five other counts of misdemeanor battery, according to the report. 

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