Arizona Man Arrested For Allegedly Sexually Abusing Toddler While Babysitting
08/13/2015 AT 05:00 PM EDT
Daniel Boyd Divit, 51, was taken into custody on Monday after the girl's mother called police. She allegedly had found several videos and photos on his cellphone after he accidentally left it at her house, according to court documents.
The victim's mother told police that Divit watched her daughter every Saturday while she was at work. Two of the alleged videos, taken on Saturday, July 18, show someone performing a sex act on a young girl, according to the documents.
"The victim's mother claimed the video appeared to be at her house since the victim was propped up by a green shaggy pillow that she has in her living room," a probable cause statement by the Mesa, Arizona, police department says.
Police served a search warrant on Divit's cell phone and allegedly discovered nine sexually explicit photos and three videos, according to the documents.
"The photos all appear to be the victim due to her skin tone, approximate age in development and the dates and times the pictures and videos were taken," the probable cause statement reads.
"During these times both the victim's mother and the defendant claim he and the victim were alone and no other adults or children were with them."
During a police interview, Divit did not deny having the videos or pictures on his phone "but stated he blacked out all those memories and did not remember, although he remembered all the other details," according to the probable cause statement.
Divit was booked into jail and faces one count of sexual contact with a minor. Jerry Cobb, a spokesperson with the Maricopa County Attorney's Office said, "We have additional time to review the case and consider additional charges which may be forthcoming."
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