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Homeless man believed of sexually assaulting girl at Las Vegas park

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” 0″ width=” 180″/ > Marc Wheeler( Source: LVMPD). LAS VEGAS( FOX5) -. A homeless man was jailed on kidnapping, sexual assault, and lewdness charges for presumably assaulting a woman at a Las Vegas park.

According to the arrest report for Marc Wheeler, the victim and her mother were in town visiting household when they decided to have a picnic at Lubertha Johnson Park, near Martin Luther King Boulevard and Lake Mead Boulevard on Aug. 20. The victim was playing with 2 kids she fulfilled at the park while her mother was aiming to take a nap in her car, which was in front of where the kids were playing.

At one point, the woman had to use the bathroom, so she went into the ladies’s restroom but heard a guy’s voice originating from the stall. The lady said she looked under the stall and saw “dirty gray boots” so she left and went to the men’s toilet. After she used the restroom she saw a man, determined as Wheeler, sitting on the sink, who informed her to stop or she would get a “whoopin.” The lady stated she attempted to leave however he stopped her, pulled his pants down, and touched her personal parts.

The woman pressed Wheeler and went out to her mom.

Her mother got out of her cars and truck to confront Wheeler and he asked her “exactly what the little woman implicated him of doing to her.” The mother then asked a couple on a neighboring bench to utilize their phone due to the fact that hers had passed away. The male resting on the bench got up and punched Wheeler in the face, causing him to fall. He got up and ran from the location.

The mom got in her automobile to attempt and find him but she was not able to.

Detectives ultimately discovered Wheeler and in an interview with authorities, he admitted he was at the park and used the restroom however continued to alter his story when discussing what took place afterward.

Wheeler was apprehended on Aug. 23. He is currently being held at the Clark County Detention Center.

He is arranged to appear in court on Sept. 6.

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HIV-positive male sentenced after sexually assaulting 9-year-old lady

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A Moncks Corner male was sentenced Thursday for sexually attacking a 9-year-old lady and exposing her to HIV, prosecutors said.

Jefferey Lance Whitsett, 27, was sentenced to 55 years in prison.

Authorities found out of the abuse after the victim informed her mom that Whitsett had been attacking her for months, 9th Circuit Lawyer Scarlett Wilson stated in a statement.

The girl’s underclothing was discovered weeks later on in Whitsett’s motorbike store, and professionals found his DNA on the proof.

Whitsett was found guilty on 6 counts of criminal sexual conduct with a minor and one count of exposing another to the virus that causes AIDS.

Statement that helped trigger his conviction included accounts from experts, the lady’s household and the victim herself.

Circuit Judge Kristi Harrington sentenced Whitsett to 45 years and 10 years on the charges, respectively.

The sexual conduct charge might have brought between 25 years to life behind bars.

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