Advertisement

Austin Local News

News > Austin Local News > Austin police arrest sexual assault of a child suspect

Austin police arrest sexual assault of a child suspect

A man is under arrest and facing charges for the sexual assault of a child.  According to APD:

 

On Friday, August 22, 2014, at 12:31 a.m., APD patrol officers stopped Melvin Alexander Aguilar for a traffic violation. Aguilar did not have a photo ID and the identity he provided to the officer matched that of a person who was a suspect in Sexual Assault of a Child case from 2012. The case had been forwarded to a Travis County Grand Jury which later issued a six-count indictment.

Aguilar was then arrested for no driver’s license. Later, it was learned that he was the person who was wanted by police.

Melvin Alexander Aguilar (D.O.B. 12-22-91) is currently being held in the Travis County jail. The indictment includes:

2 counts of Sexual Assault of a Child – 2nd degree felony
2 counts of Indecency with a Child by Contact – 2nd degree Felony
2 counts of Indecency with a Child by Exposure – 3rd degree Felony 

(Photo:(KLBJ)590am/99.7fm KLBJ/ Jon Cooley) After three sexual assault cases were reopened, Austin Independent...
(Photo: Shutterstock/Kokoulina) After an Austin Police officer was reported missing earlier this week,...
(KLBJ FILE PHOTO) President Donald Trump is marking his first one hundred days in office. While Democrats roundly...
(Image Courtesy TXDOT) You'll be going nowhere fast on I-35 tonight and tomorrow in South Austin. TxDOT is warning...
(Photo: (KLBJ)590am/99.7fm KLBJ/ Jon Cooley) In its current form SB4 would punish the heads of local law...