Man Arrested for Allegedly Fondling Young Girl
POSTED: Thursday, October 6, 2011 - 1:27pm
UPDATED: Thursday, October 6, 2011 - 5:32pm
LAS CRUCES- Police have arrested a 27-year-old man who is suspected of sexually assaulting a young girl.
Rey Napolean LaCasse is charged with one first-degree felony count of criminal sexual penetration of a child.
Las Cruces Police detectives learned that an 8-year-old girl, along with her older brother and grandmother, was staying at LaCasse’s apartment since Sunday. On the evening of Tuesday, Oct. 4, the two children were left alone with LaCasse for an extended period of time.
Detectives learned that sometime during the evening, while playing with the children, LaCasse fondled the young girl.
LaCasse is being held at the Dona Ana County Detention Center with bond set at $50,000.