Local Surprise man arrested for sexual misconduct with a minor
Surprise, AZ (March 9, 2016) On Friday, March 4, 2016, the Surprise Police Department arrested Dwayne Michael Hawkins, a 38 year old Surprise resident, for several sex offenses involving a minor.
The alleged sexual conduct began in January, 2016, when a female victim, age 17, was in the custody or care of Hawkins and his wife at their home in Surprise.
After a lengthy investigation, Hawkins, a former part-time track coach at the Valley Vista High School in Surprise, was taken into custody, booked into the Maricopa County 4th Avenue Jail, and charged with (3) three counts of sexual misconduct with a minor.
The Surprise Police are currently working closely with the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office as they continue to proceed through this investigation. As this is an active on-going criminal investigation, any details not included in this statement are not currently available for release.
The Surprise Police are asking anyone with any additional information in reference to allegations of sexual misconduct involving Hawkins to contact the Surprise Police at 623.222.4000 or 623.222.TIPS (8477). Email tips can also be received at firstname.lastname@example.org.