Juneau man arrested on sex abuse charges

Posted: Thursday, February 05, 2009

JUNEAU - A 48-year-old Juneau man was arrested Wednesday afternoon on two felony counts of sexual abuse of a minor.

The Juneau Police Department received a report from Juneau-Douglas High School at about 8 a.m. Wednesday alleging Nicholas Fawcett Jr. had sexually abused a juvenile female on Tuesday.

Officers investigated the incident and served a search warrant on Fawcett's residence and arrested him on a $100,000 arrest warrant. He was lodged in the Lemon Creek Correctional Center on two counts of sexual abuse of a minor in the first degree.

An investigation continues.



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