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Bullhead City man, 84, arrested for sexually assaulting, abusing young girls


BULLHEAD CITY, Arizona — Bullhead City police say they have arrested an 84-year-old man on charges he sexually assaulted four underage girls.

Police say Joe Nevarez was booked Wednesday into the Mohave County Jail in Kingman on charges of sexual conduct with a minor, sexual assault and continuous sexual abuse of a child.

Police spokeswoman Emily Fromelt says police responded to a report of a sexual assault at a home earlier in the day.

Fromelt says police found through further investigation that Nevarez allegedly sexually abused more than one child in the past three months.

Police are also sharing the case with law enforcement agencies in Laughlin, Nevada, where the victims previously lived.

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