Florida man posted craigslist ad for ‘daughter’

Florida man posted craigslist ad for 'daughter'

Jonathan L. Petitta

(Story broke 6/2/2017)

40-year-old Jonathan L. Petitta, of Largo, Florida, is accused of allegedly posting an ad on craigslist looking for a daughter. I would imagine he was not looking to start the adoption process. Local police posed as a 14-year-old girl when responding to the ad and they say Petitta sent numerous “graphic and very sexually explicit” text messages and was well aware of the ‘girl’s’ age.

Police believe this may not have been his first contact with a minor.

Police ask anyone who may have been in contact with Petitta to call Detective Moore at 727-587-6730.

Once again craigslist leaves its community policing to the actual police. Heaven forfend they should actually spend the money to hire some moderators.