A Saline County man was recently arrested and charged with sexual assault of minors.
Donald Covert, age 52 of Lonsdale, Arkansas was booked into the Saline County jail on October 28, 2021. according to the Saline County Sheriff’s Office.
This report was initially called in to the Arkansas State Police Child Abuse Hotline regarding a 15-year-old and 16-year-old being touched inappropriately.
Forensic Interviews were conducted at the Mercy Child Advocacy Center. Covert was then taken into custody and charged with 5-14-110 Sexual Indecency with a minor, a Class B-Felony. The investigation is on going and more charges could be pending.