Man Faces 330 Years After Child Sex Abuse Conviction

February 28, 2014

A Santa Rosa County man is facing a sentence of over 300 years after being convicted on child sex abuse charges.

A jury found Donzell Kevin Nuckles of Pace guilty of 10 counts of sexual battery upon a child by a person in familial or custodial authority and two counts of lewd or lascivious molestation for crimes he committed against three young girls while he and his family lived in Pace.

Between February 2011 and October 2012, Nuckles committed various sexual offenses against three victims, ages 12 to 17  at the time the crimes were committed. The abuse was reported to the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s office in November 2012 and was investigated by Dectective Larry Tynes.

All three victims testified during the trial about the abuse they suffered. As a result of the sexual abuse, one of the girls became pregnant and gave birth to the defendant’s child. DNA evidence introduced at trial confirmed that Nuckles was the father of that child.

After his conviction, Nuckles was immediately remanded to the Santa Rosa County Jail by Circuit Judge John L. Miller. Nuckles will remain in jail without bond until his sentencing on  April 15. The 40-year old old Nuckles faces a maximum sentence of 330 years in prison.


10 Responses to “Man Faces 330 Years After Child Sex Abuse Conviction”

  1. turberville margaret on March 3rd, 2014 2:03 am

    honestly I hope the law enforcement officers in florida will make it personal and seek these type of sick people out before they destroy more lives and I am proud to say florida is beefing up these laws castration just one word

  2. Tammt on March 1st, 2014 6:28 am

    Really he’s not going to live a 10th of that so just go ahead a turn the switch on for him?. If you can’t do it I can!!!!

  3. Mikey on February 28th, 2014 10:41 pm

    I don’t always like cops. But god bless them for getting scumbags like this away from kids. And I pray that they can someday forget the things that they have to see and hear from the poor kids.

  4. Steve Perry on February 28th, 2014 8:35 pm


  5. Janet on February 28th, 2014 7:00 am

    I agree with you ,mnon! Especially since they have him with fathering the child and the testimony of the victims. There is no doubt of his guilt and he’ll find out what sexual abuse is when he gets into the prison system! Payback for what he did.

  6. Molino Mom on February 28th, 2014 6:52 am

    I second that motion. You can’t rehabilitate these perverts! We’ll just pay for it the rest of HIS miserable life. Maybe Bubba will teach him a thing or two in prison.

  7. carmen on February 28th, 2014 6:41 am

    Off with his head. Immediately.

  8. SweetB on February 28th, 2014 5:54 am

    Larry Tynes is a good man and great detective. Big thanks to him for investigating this scumbag.

  9. mickey powell on February 28th, 2014 5:52 am

    When we get off of our rear ends and go to the polls EVERYTIME and vote the lazy lame lucks we have now out of office and put the right people in and get rid of the A.C.L.U., then we can do the right thing for thugs like this one.

    Mickey Powell

  10. mnon on February 28th, 2014 5:13 am

    Since found guilty they should have just taken him out back and shot him. Instead we get to pay for his 3 hots and a cot for the next 25+ years.

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