Transient allegedly assaulted minor |

Transient allegedly assaulted minor

Staff reports

A transient Carson City man was arrested Sunday on charges of sexual assault on a child under 16 and lewdness with a child under 14.

David R. Slate, 38, was arrested at 3331 Highway 50. According to court documents, he digitally penetrated the minor.

“He knew, or should have known, that the victim was mentally or physically incapable of resisting or understanding the nature of the conduct,” according to the document.

His bail is set at $100,000, cash only.