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Man wanted in child abuse investigation surrenders to Sahuarita police

Man wanted in child abuse investigation surrenders to Sahuarita police

The man who police were searching for in a case of possible child abuse turned himself in to authorities on Wednesday, officials say.

David Clark, 35, was arrested on Jan. 16 on suspicion of sexual conduct with a minor, failure to report child abuse, sexual assault, and continuous sexual abuse of a minor, the Sahuarita Police Department said in a news release. 

Police had obtained arrest warrants for Clark and his wife Stephanie Clark after a domestic disturbance at a Green Valley home on Jan. 9. That investigation revealed allegations of possible child abuse and domestic violence.

Police arrested Stephanie Clark, 32, on Tuesday. She was booked into the Pima County jail on two counts of child abuse and two counts of failure to report child abuse.

She has since been released, according to a Sahuarita police news release. Clark was being taken to jail Wednesday afternoon, police said.

Contact Star reporter Shaq Davis at 573-4218 or

On Twitter: @ShaqDavis1

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Shaq is a public safety reporter and the Road Runner columnist, keeping readers up to date on transportation news. In 2017, he started as an apprentice and later worked part-time until graduating from the UA and being offered a full-time position in 2018.

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