Man charged with fondling teen at Springdale hotel

04/10/2014 4:22 PM

04/10/2014 4:23 PM

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.

Editor's Choice Videos

Join the Discussion

The State is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Terms of Service