SAFETY HARBOR – Detectives assigned to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s crimes against children unit arrested a Safety Harbor man May 15 for sexual battery on a child under age 12.
The crime occurred in June 2011 at a private residence in Safety Harbor.
John Richard Polgar Jr., 55, a registered sex offender, denies the allegations, according to detectives.
Detectives began their investigation in March of 2013, when the female victim disclosed that the suspect molested her. Through their investigation, detectives determined that Polgar molested her once in 2011.
Polgar was booked into the Pinellas County Jail. Bond was set at $100,000.