Lacy Lakeview man arrested for statutory rape of 16-year-old

POSTED: Wednesday, January 9, 2013 - 12:34pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, January 9, 2013 - 8:04pm

A Lacy Lakeview man turned himself in on Monday, which stemmed from a warrant that had been issued for his arrest on December 27.

Navar Jamal Sablan, 26, is charged with sexual assault statutory rape for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old female.

According to Chief John Truehitt of the Lacy Lakeview Police Department, Sablan had engaged in sexual contact with the girl, in Lacy Lakeview, several times within a period of a month or more. Truehitt says the family of the victim contacted the police on December 19. Judge Pareya issued the arrest warrant on December 27.

Sablan reportedly turned himself over to authorities in the evening hours of January 7. He's currently being held in the McLennan County Jail on a $20,000 bond.

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