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Huntsville police: Man charged with sexual abuse of juvenile coworker

Joel Melendez

Bond was set at $8,000.

Posted: Oct 7, 2019 9:05 PM

Huntsville police say a suspect, Joel Melendez, was arrested on Friday for multiple charges, including two for sexual abuse first-degree.

The department says Melendez is charged in a sex abuse case in late September involving a juvenile he was coworkers with at a restaurant. He is charged with two counts of sexual abuse first-degree, failure to appear and operating a vehicle without insurance.

Bond was set at $8,000.

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