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Contact: Captain Eben Bratcher, Lt. Darren Simmons, Deputy Roxanne Meyer or Alfonso Zavala
Phone: (928) 783-4427
DR# 2013-28315

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
7:00 AM, April 1, 2013


Sexual Assault/Molestation of a Child

Location of Incident: Victims and suspects residence in Yuma area

On 3/28/2013, Yuma County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a high school in reference to a 14 year old juvenile who disclosed being sexually assaulted by a family member from the years of 2008 to 2009. The juvenile told a friend and a counselor that she could no longer deal with the emotional stress of what happened and she needed help.The juvenile was later interviewed by a Yuma County Sheriff’s Office investigators, in which she disclosed several different occasions in which she had been sexually assaulted by Mr. Reland Fallis.

Later that same day investigators contacted and interviewed Mr. Reland Lawrence Fallis, 29 years of age, who was subsequently arrested and booked into the Yuma County Detention Center for the following charges: Sexual abuse Sexual assault Molestation of a child Indecent exposure.

Information Released By:  Lt. David McBride