YAKIMA — A 35-year-old man from Sunnyside has been sentenced to 24 months in prison and 36 months probation after entering a plea agreement for charges of child molestation.

Edgar Chavez Sanchez was arrested March 13, 2018 by Sunnyside Police after a Harrison Middle School counselor alerted Child Protective Services to his crimes.

The counselor learned a child was inappropriately touched by her uncle, and Police conducted several interviews prior to making the arrest.

Chavez Sanchez entered a plea agreement with the Yakima County Prosecutor, which was accepted by Yakima County Superior Court Judge Richard H. Bartheld on April 26, 2019.

The prison sentence was ordered June 7.

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