November 28, 2022

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

North Platte man pleads not guilty in child sex assault case

    A 31-year-old North Platte man has pled not guilty to a charge of 1st Degree Sexual Assault of a Child in Dawson County District Court Monday.  It stems from a July 2022 investigation by the Lexington Police Department.   Darwin Arias is accused of sexual contact numerous times from January 2022 through July 2022 in Lexington.  1st Degree Sexual Assault is a Class IB-Felony with a minimum penalty of 20 years imprisonment to lifetime in prison.

    Arias was released after 10% of a $100,000 bond was posted.  His trial on the charge is set for December 13, 2022 in Dawson County District Court at 9:00am.

Source: Nebraska Regional News