Man Arrested for Sexual Assault of Child

By  | 

RENO, NV - The Washoe County Sheriff's Office has arrested a local man for sexual assault of a child.

39-year-old Gene Sherman is in custody after being accused of sexual contact with a child under the age of 14 in Sun Valley. Detectives believe this happened during the fall of 2012, while he was staying with a family friend.

Sherman is being held at the Washoe County Detention Facility without bail.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to call the Sheriff’s Office at 775-328-3320, or Secret Witness at 775-322-4900 or, or text a Secret Witness tip to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword - SW.