September 1, 2014
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 www.secretwitness.com, or text a Secret Witness tip to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword - SW.
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