Man accused of lewd conduct at Roaring Springs

sdeter@idahostatesman.comJuly 10, 2013 

George McFadden

A Nampa man is accused on inappropriately touching a boy in a bathroom on Tuesday at Roaring Springs Waterpark in Meridian.

George McFadden, 18, was arrested and charged with battery with the intent to commit a serious felony and lewd conduct with a minor. Both are felony charges.

Here's what police say happened:

• A boy walked into the bathroom and the suspect attempted to grab him. That boy was able to get away.

• Within a relatively short period of time, another boy walked into the bathroom. The suspect grabbed him, pulled him into a bathroom stall and touched him inappropriately.

• In a statement that Roaring Springs released Wednesday evening, the waterpark said Roaring Springs security isolated McFadden and immediately called police. Meridian police said that description was accurate.

Meridian police said McFadden has a "diminished mental capacity."

The victims are both younger than 16. As of Wednesday evening, police didn't believe that there were any other victims.

The families of both boys are pressing charges in the case.

McFadden was being held at the Ada County Jail.

Meridian police ask you to call 888-6678 if you have any information about the case.

Sean Deter: 377-6450; Twitter: IDS_Deter

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