Marathon – A Marathon man is under arrest, charged with fondling a small child.
36 year old Alfonso Matus was arrested Thursday afternoon by detectives with the Major Crimes Unit of the Sheriff’s Office. He is accused of fondling a seven year old girl while she was visiting his home at 240 Sombrero Road in Marathon.
The child returned home from visiting the residence and told her mother what happened. She called the Sheriff’s Office. Detectives responded and interviewed the victim; a warrant was then obtained for Matus on charges of lewd and lascivious molestation of a child. Bond on the warrant is set at $150,000.00.