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Friesland charged with sexual assault

Thursday, September 13, 2007

A Fulton County man was arrested in connection to inappropriate contact with a child Aug. 28.

Oren Gene "Shorty" Friesland, 57, of Hardy was charged with second degree sexual assault, a class B felony, after he admitted to performing a sex act on an 11-year-old female, according to Fulton County Deputy Terry Walker.

Around 10 a.m. Aug. 28, Cpl. Pardo Roberts conducted an interview with Friesland at the Arkansas State Police Office in Walnut Ridge.

According to the arrest affidavit filed by Walker, throughout the course of the interview Friesland admitted to Roberts that he had used his hands to touch and rub a minor female's vagina.

Friesland told Roberts the assault occurred on April 26 at his residence located along Slaton Road, Walker said.

Fulton County Sheriff Walter Dillinger said Friesland was incarcerated in the Fulton County Jail until he was released Sept. 5 after paying a $25,000 bond.

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