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Former Golinda volunteer fire captain arrested for sexual assault of a child

Walter Abel (Source: Comal County Jail) Walter Abel (Source: Comal County Jail)
Walter Abel (Source: Falls County Jail) Walter Abel (Source: Falls County Jail)
FALLS COUNTY, TX (KXXV) -

A former Golinda Volunteer Fire Captain was arrested by DPS and is being charged with sexual assault of a child, according to Comal County officials.

The suspect, identified as 34-year-old Walter David Abel, was arrested in New Braunfels. The accused sexual assault happened in Falls County. 

Golinda Volunteer Fire Department Fire Chief Jeffrey Henderson said Abel was a captain within the department and resigned from his position. 

Abel has been released to the custody of Falls County. 

He is being held at the Comal County Jail on a $100,000 bond.

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