Sexual Assault Investigation in the Eastway Division
Published on July 18, 2023
Charlotte, N.C. – (Tuesday, July 18, 2023) – Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Sexual Assault Unit are conducting a sexual assault investigation in the 3400 block of Teal Point Drive in the Eastway Division.
On Tuesday, July 11, shortly before 3 p.m., officers received a call from a woman advising she received an illegitimate medical exam at her residence from a suspect impersonating a medical professional. Detectives conducted an investigation and determined that the suspect was not a medical professional and did not have reason to examine the victim.
As a result of the investigation, detectives identified the suspect as Daniel Pitti-Casazola (DOB 08/27/1981). He was arrested and at the conclusion of interviews with detectives, he will be facing charges to be determined.
At the time of the incident, Pitti-Casazola was employed with the Mecklenburg County Health Department as a Spanish Language interpreter.
Anyone with information about this incident, or who believes they may also be a victim, is asked to call 704-336-8279 and speak directly to a Sex Assault Unit detective.
The investigation into this case is active and ongoing. As additional information develops, it will be released by the CMPD’s Public Affairs Office. Detective Lawrence is the lead detective assigned to this case. The public can leave information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/. For additional information about this case, please refer to the report: 20230711-1449-01.