Springdale counselor arrested in connection with sexual assault


SPRINGDALE — A Springdale High School counselor was arrested Tuesday in connection with sexual assault.

William Rivas, 33, of 1844 Oxford Place was arrested by Springdale police on a charge of first-degree sexual assault, a felony.

School district spokesman Rick Schaeffer confirmed Rivas worked as a counselor for the district, but said the district could not comment further.

Rivas was being held Wednesday at the Washington County Detention Center with no bond set.

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