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January 4, 2014

Local man arrested on sexual assault of child charge

Cundiff also part of ongoing WPD sexual assault investigation

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Cundiff later called police and agreed to meet with detectives regarding the investigation but never showed up, according to the detective.

Weatherford police then charged Cundiff with providing alcohol to minors, a misdemeanor offense, and he was arrested and released on bond in October.

Weatherford police to date have not charged Cundiff with sexual assault but haven’t ruled out the possibility that he could face additional charges in connection with the case at some point in the future if additional evidence emerges.

Weatherford police also investigated a report in March 2009 from a woman who alleged Cundiff was bringing underage girls to his residence and having sex with them.

The woman, an immigrant who said Cundiff abused her and was afraid she would be deported from the U.S., alleged Cundiff brought between one and three teenage girls, including a 16-year-old, to his house several times a week to have sex with them, according to the search warrant affidavit.

The woman reportedly said Cundiff would bring the girls to his house almost daily, picking the girls up after school and supplying them with alcohol and cigarettes before taking them home.

She said she witnessed Cundiff pay the girls money and attempt to get a 12-year-old girl to come along after giving her money, according to Weatherford police.

Cundiff was not charged in connection with the allegations. 

Jail records show Fort Worth police obtained warrants for Cundiff on two charges of aggravated sexual assault of a child and one charge of sexual assault of a child.

Fort Worth police did not return a message left Friday and the Tarrant County District Clerk’s Office said the probable cause affidavits regarding the warrants had not yet been filed with them.

Cundiff was released Wednesday on $75,000 bond, according to jail records.

The Democrat left a voicemail for Cundiff Friday but was unable to reach him for comment by deadline.

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