Doctor arrested for sexual battery


87-year-old Dr. William Elon Dalton arrested for sexual battery, accused of touching patients inappropriately at his medical office in Lake Mary. 

Police say Dalton has been taking advantage of multiple patients. His office, on Lake Mary Blvd, closed to patients on June 20th. State documents show Dalton's medical license was placed on emergency suspension June 19th. 

A document released by the Florida Health Department states that in one particular case a 42 year old female patient of Dalton's, claims she was touched inappropriately over 10 separate occasions in the course of about a year.

That woman went to Police in May of this year. When Lake Mary Police asked Dalton why he did it, the report says his was response was, "For the enjoyment of it."

Dalton was first issued a license to practice medicine in June of 1981.

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