Walnut Hill Man Charged For Alleged Sexual Relationship With Juvenile Girl

June 30, 2020

A Walnut Hill man is facing felony charges for an alleged sexual relationship with a juvenile female.

Joshua Edward Vihnanek, age 24 of Rockaway Creek Road, was charged with two felony counts of lewd or lascivious battery on a victim age 12-16 and one felony count of cruelty toward a child for transmission of harmful materials to a minor.

The victim told investigators that she was involved in a sexual relationship with Vihnanek between February 1 and April 25 of this year, with multiple incidents of sexual contact at locations that included his residence and car, according to an arrest report.

She said Vihnanek sent her an inappropriate photo of himself on Snapchat and asked for nude photos of her, but she did not comply, the report continues.

A search of his phone found several photographs and videos depicting the girl and “Vihnanek kissing or laying in what appeared to be a bed”,” according to the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office

Vihnanek’s statements to investigators were redacted from the arrest report.

He remained in the Escambia County Jail Tuesday afternoon. His bond was increased to $250,000.


5 Responses to “Walnut Hill Man Charged For Alleged Sexual Relationship With Juvenile Girl”

  1. Wow on July 2nd, 2020 2:06 am

    Went to school with him! Wow, real sick dude! Hope he rots in prison!! Can’t wait till his mom is on here talking about it isn’t his fault!

  2. ??? on July 1st, 2020 12:35 pm

    Look at the article again…judge increased his bond. Even though I still think there should not even be one, that is a pretty hefty amount. I dont see this man getting out! I pray that in the end justice is served!!!!

  3. JTV on July 1st, 2020 11:21 am

    It’s time to start looking at the judges we have elected/appointed and find out why they are so lenient with bail.

  4. ??? on June 30th, 2020 5:42 pm

    Exactly my thoughts!!! Should be NO BOND!

  5. Kate on June 30th, 2020 4:39 pm

    Just $40,000 for that. Tell me Satan isn’t working to destroy lives.

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