Pensacola dentist Charles Stamitoles sentenced for battering patients
The Pensacola dentist charged with battering numerous individuals and an staff gained his sentence Friday afternoon, bringing his whole jail sentence to just more than a yr.
Escambia County Decide Kristina Lightel levied multiple sentences versus Charles Stamitoles, who is by now serving a 9-thirty day period jail sentence right after he pleaded no contest to misdemeanor battery in Oct.
“You’ve presented me no indicator that you happen to be going to comply by any conditions I would give you,” Lightel advised Stamitoles prior to sentencing, “because while you ended up out on this bond you immediately violated the court’s buy in a blatant, brazen way that would seem specifically dismissive of the court, of Florida regulation and I will not imagine probation is acceptable in your case.”
Lightel sentenced Stamitoles to 60 times in county jail for each of his four battery prices. She purchased the sentences for two of the counts to operate concurrent to his nine-month sentence, and for the sentences on the remaining two counts to operate consecutively, effectively creating Stamitoles’ jail sentence close to 13 months.
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Two of the victims in the cases spoke out for the duration of the sentencing, telling the courtroom how Stamitoles’s actions changed their lives.
A person victim mentioned she felt “violated” and was concerned she’d under no circumstances be in a position to have confidence in a health care supplier the way she did prior to the incident.
The second instructed the courtroom that she has designed worry assaults due to the fact of Stamitoles’ actions and explained the most significant emotion she’s preventing is anger.
“I’m indignant because my everyday living was disrupted by these egocentric actions of a gentleman who made use of his ability to get advantage of me,” she advised the court.
Prior to sentencing, Stamitoles had a prospect to speak his thoughts, and he utilized that time to enumerate his embarrassment for the problem he’d put himself in.
“I’m humiliated,” Stamitoles said. “I am sorry for any thoughts I’ve brought on any individual.”
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His wife, Faye, advised the court her husband is a caring male who is not a threat to any individual.
“His persona is he enjoys everyday living,” Faye mentioned. “He provides compliments to males, and he presents compliments to women. My husband is not a risk to anyone.”
While Stamitoles’s misdemeanor instances have drawn to a shut, he is struggling with just one felony depend of battery linked to an incident with a diverse affected person.
Lightel also explained Stamitoles is dealing with a possible perjury charge right after court docket testimony all through his no contest plea uncovered he lied underneath oath concerning why he violated a court buy to stay in the condition.
Stamitoles claimed he required to help his son soon after his car broke down, leading to him touring to Cell, Alabama, on the other hand, court testimony exposed he and his spouse traveled out of point out to buy a luxury motor vehicle.
Amongst the legal disciplinary actions, the Florida Section of Wellbeing and Florida Board of Dentistry are presently investigating his felony actions to determine no matter whether they will revoke his potential to follow dentistry in the state of Florida.