Waddell man accused of sex with teen

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By Christina O'Haver By Christina O'Haver
By Mike Gertzman By Mike Gertzman
By Mike Gertzman By Mike Gertzman

WADDELL, Ariz. -- A 19-year-old man is facing three counts of sexual conduct with a minor, according to the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.

The victim is a 15-year-old girl who was at a friend’s house for a sleepover when the alleged misconduct occurred.

The suspect, Damien Michael Forquer, of Waddell, was arrested late Sunday night by MCSO sex crimes detectives.

According to statements made by Forquer and the victim, the two engaged in several sexual acts, some earlier in the day and some later on that night.

Law enforcement was notified after the homeowner, who is the suspect's uncle, woke up and found the victim in the suspect’s room.

Detectives said Forquer admitted to knowing the victim was under the age of 18. He said that where he is from the legal age is 16.