HERNANDO COUNTY - A Hernando County man is now facing eight counts of lewd or lascivious battery on a child between the ages of 12 and 16.
Thomas Pullen, 24, turned himself in on an active warrant to deputies at the Hernando County Detention Center Thursday.
The warrant was confirmed by deputies and Pullen's identity was confirmed by him verifying his date of birth and social security number.
The warrant was for eight counts of lewd or lascivious battery. It was signed by Judge D. Merritt Jr. on the first of October with a bond amount of $80,000.
Pullen was placed under arrest and remains behind bars.
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