Monday, October 15, 2012
Fillingame Cooling Heels In Jail
LABELLE, FL. -- It's not the first time Calvin Terry Fillingame has been in trouble. Arrested July 11th for lewd and lascivious behavior, Fillingame has now been charged with molesting a victim under 12 years old.
He has plead not guilty.
Co-owner of Calvin's Cooling Corp, with an address of 6250 N. Double J Acres Road in western Hendry county, Fillingame has been arrested several times in the past including a 2006 drug conviction.
In May, 1996 he was arrested by the Florida Highway Patrol in Leon county and charged with grand theft auto and driving with a suspended or revoked license.
He's had several charges going back to 1995 for driving offenses including driving with no driver's license. In May 2000 he was charged in Hendry county for racing on a highway. In November 2003 he was charged with domestic violence. He was found guilty of driving with suspended license in April 2005. And found guilty of possession of cocaine in April 2006.
50-year old, 5' 11", 210 pound Fillingame was arrested in Lee county July 10 on a Hendry county warrant. He last lived at 3113 4th St SW in Lehigh Acres.
He's in the Hendry County jail now. Bond has been set at $125,000.
Circuit Judge Donald Mason will be hearing motions on the case on November 16th and 19th at 9 a.m. at the Hendry County Courthouse.
Update: On December 13, 2012 Fillingame was adjudicated guilty and given four years on probation and a sentence of 15 days in jail by Judge Donald A. Mason. He was fined $550 and ordered to register as a sex offender and have no contact with the minor, or mother or Merit Shell in LaBelle. He wore a GPS monitor and on January 16, 2013 motioned the court waive fees for the device.