For Immediate Release
PR #:1300078
Date Issued:Jul 17, 2013 - 5:31pm

Washoe County Sheriff's Detectives make an arrest for multiple counts of Sexual Assault and Lewdness with a Child Under the Age of 14

CASE #:WC13-4313
WHEN:Arrested on Tuesday, July 16, 2013
WHERE:Crimes occurred at an undisclosed residence in Sun Valley
VICTIM/S:Two female victims, both under the age of 14
SUSPECTS:Dempsey, Henry "Hank" William
CONTACT:Bob Harmon
Washoe County Sheriff's Office
Office 775-785-6235
Cell 775-771-8252

The Washoe County Sheriff's Office Detective Division arrested Henry “Hank” Dempsey, age 33, of Sun Valley on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 on four counts of Sexual Assault on a Child Under the Age of 14 and four counts of Lewdness with a Child Under the Age of 14.

These assaults involved two female victims, both known to the suspect, and occurred during the past six months at an undisclosed residence in Sun Valley.

This is still an ongoing investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detective Division at (775) 328-3320 or Secret Witness at (775) 322-4900.

 

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The Washoe County Sheriff's Office celebrated 150 years of proud service and community partnership in 2011. Sheriff Michael Haley is the 25th person elected to serve as the Sheriff of Washoe County. His office continues to be the only full service public safety agency operating within northern Nevada and is responsible for operating the consolidated detention facility, regional crime lab, Northern Nevada Regional Intelligence Center, Internet Crimes against Children Task Force, court security, service of civil process, traditional street patrols and Regional Animal Services.

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