Originally published November 13, 2017 at 03:30p.m., updated November 13, 2017 at 03:50p.m.
BENTONVILLE -- A Bentonville man pleaded not guilty today to a sexual indecency charge in which he's accused of exposing himself to a 12-year-old boy at a school bus stop.
Brandon Guillen, 23, entered the plea at his arraignment before Benton County Circuit Judge Robin Green.
The boy told police Sept. 26 that he was walking to the bus stop when the driver of a blue Honda said hello to him. The boy saw the car again at his bus stop and the driver asked for directions to Walmart, according to a probable cause affidavit.
The driver motioned for the boy to come closer. The boy told police he got within 4 feet of the passenger window and saw the driver had exposed himself, according to the affidavit The boy told police the driver asked him to get in the car, but he refused and walked away.
Guillen was arrested Sept. 28. He is being held on $150,000 bond in the Benton County Jail.
Guillen was free on $35,000 bond at the time of his arrest after he was arrested Aug. 21 and charged with sexual assault. He pleaded not guilty to the charge. Guillen is accused of sexually assaulting a 7-year-old boy at the Buttered Biscuit in Bentonville when he worked there.
The boy was interviewed at the Children's Advocacy Center of Benton County and said a waiter, later identified as Guillen, came in the restroom, blocked the door, exposed himself and then inappropriately touched him, according to the probable cause affidavit in that case.
Drew Miller, Guillen's attorney has filed a motion to reduce his client's bond. A bond hearing is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.
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