Gulfport man accused of molestation

Published 6:06 pm Friday, June 13, 2008

A Gulfport man has been arrested and charged with molesting two girls at a popular Biloxi River park.

Deputy Police Chief Alfred Sexton says officers arrested Rickey Dale Meshell on Wednesday and charged him with two counts of touching of a child for lustful purposes.

A criminal complaint says the 50-year-old molested two 12-year-old girls who were former neighbors at Dedeaux Park.

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