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Sheriff’s office arrests man in sexual assault, lewdness with a minor case

By ThisIsReno

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Crimes against Children’s Unit Detectives Division completed an investigation of a possible sexual assault of a female under the age of 14.

The victim reported that the lewd acts occurred prior to as well as on Sept. 13, 2011. The investigation led to the possible suspect, Phelan Monge, a 33 year old Sparks resident. Monge was subsequently identified, located, and interviewed by the Crimes against Children’s Unit.

The Detectives concluded the investigation and placed Monge under arrest for two counts of Lewdness with a Child under 14 and two counts of Sexual Assault with a Victim under 14. Monge was booked into the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detention Facility, where he is being held on $60,000 bail.