Crime

April 10, 2014

Man charged with fondling teen at Springdale hotel

A 41-year-old man has been charged with fondling a teen at a hotel last fall.

A 41-year-old man has been charged with fondling a teen at a hotel last fall.

Dwayne Anthony Barton turned himself in at the Springdale Police. He is charged with third-degree criminial sexual conduct with a minor.

Barton is accused of fondling a 15-year-old juvenile while staying at a Springdale hotel in October. Barton was staying in a hotel room with the victim and the victim's family members at the time of the incident.

Barton was transported to Lexington County Detention Center and is being held on a $50,000 bond.

Springdale Police Chief Kevin Cornett asks that anyone with information in reference incidents like this notify the Springdale Police Department at 803-796-3160.

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