On June 13, 2016, the Child Exploitation Squad arrested Melvin Perez, H/M 23, for (1) count of Sexual Assault/Child, F/2. The Child Exploitation Squad received a CyberTip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). The tip indicated Mr. Perez was communicating with the 16 year old male victim. Mr. Perez drove from Arkansas to Dallas to meet with the victim, where he sexually abused him.
Mr. Perez was placed in the Dallas County Jail for Sexual Assault of a Child, a second degree felony, with a $25,000 bond.
If you have any additional information regarding this suspect, please contact Detective Lawler at (214)671-4453. The incident is documented on Case Number 139375-2016.