Springdale Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Sexual Assault

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SPRINGDALE (KFSM) – The Springdale Police Department arrested a man on suspicion of sexual assault, according to a news release on Thursday (Aug. 14).

William Fernando Garcia-Merlos, 35, of Springdale was arrested after police said an investigation revealed he had been inappropriately touching a girl for years, the release states.

Garcia-Merlos started touching theĀ 14-year-old girl when she was eight years old, according to the release.

He was interviewed by detectives, and he admitted to touching her while performing a sex act, the release states.

Garcia-Merlos was booked into the Washington County Detention Center and faces a charge of second-degree sexual assault, according to the release.


  • bobreal

    The other day A Siloam Springs teacher was arrested Wednesday after police say she raped a 13-year-old boy. Now This Guy from Springdale touching an UNDERAGE Female…

    • FEDUP

      Nothing wrong with the water in NW Arkansas, rather it’s a situation happening all across our once great Nation.

  • Johnny

    Deport him back where he came from!!! Also deport the white police officer and the black guys!!! Wait a minute where do they come from? Oh they from here!!! We’ll give them life in prison…

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