Sheriff's Detectives arrest Sparks man for sexual assault, lewdness with children

Harold Bias (Photo: Washoe County Jail)

Detectives with the Washoe County Sheriff's Office arrested 42-year-old Harold Shawn Bias of Sparks on Wednesday, Nov. 8 on one count of sexual assault with a child under 14 and two counts of lewdness with a child under 14.

The charges are related to incidents that involved two female victims and occurred between 2013 and 2015. Both victims were known to the suspect.

This is an ongoing investigation although Detectives do not believe there are additional victims at this time.

Anyone who may have 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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