Johnson Co. man wanted for child molestation arrested in Arizona

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MESA, Ariz. (WISH) — Police went to Arizona to arrest a man who was wanted on a charge of child molestation in Johnson County.

According to 24-Hour News 8’s news partners at the Daily Journal, Scott Metzler, 44, 305 South Val Vista Drive, Mesa, was arrested on a charge of child molestation.

The Department of Child Services told the Franklin Police Department in June that a child had been touched inappropriately by Metzler. At the time, Metzler’s address was in the 2800 block of Traditions Court, Franklin, according to the police report.

As of Tuesday, Metzler is being held in the Johnson County jail on $8,000 bond. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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