For Immediate Release
PR #:1400078
Date Issued:Aug 14, 2014 - 10:31am

Sheriff's Office Detectives arrest Sparks man on multiple charges of sexual assault with a minor

CONTACT:Bob Harmon
Washoe County Sheriff's Office
Office 775-785-6235
Cell 775-722-5517

The Washoe County Sheriff's Office Detective Division arrested Jose Antonio Guardado, age 46, of Sparks on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 on 11 counts of Sexual Assault Against a Child Under the Age of 14 and five counts of Lewdness with a Child Under 14.   

All charges are related to incidents that involved a single victim. The victim was known to the suspect. The incidents occurred between 2012 and 2014 at an undisclosed location in Washoe County.    

This is an ongoing investigation. 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.


The Washoe County Sheriff's Office celebrated 150 years of proud service and community partnership in 2011. Sheriff Chuck Allen is the 26th 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 and traditional street patrols.

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