Arizona man arrested for pretending he had Down syndrome to hire caregivers to bathe him and change his diapers

Arizona man arrested for pretending he had Down syndrome to hire caregivers to bathe him and change his diapers,

Paul Anthony Menchaca was arrested for allegedly faking Down syndrome and tricking caregivers into bathing him and changing his diaper. (Photo: Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office)

A 30-year-old man from Gilbert, Ariz., is facing felony fraud and sex abuse charges after he pretended to have a genetic condition and paid caregivers to change his diaper and help him bathe.

the station reported. Police documents obtained by the TV station show that the women initially became suspicious when Menchaca would aggressively state he needed to be cleaned better in certain areas, such as his genitals.’ data-reactid=”24″>Three caregivers fell for the mother persona and agreed to tend to Menchaca, the station reported. Police documents obtained by the TV station show that the women initially became suspicious when Menchaca would aggressively state he needed to be cleaned better in certain areas, such as his genitals.

Police told KSAZ that the first caregiver became suspicious of Menchaca and then followed him home from where she had dropped him off. After knocking on the door, Menchaca’s mother and father answered, where the caregiver learned that he did not have Down syndrome.’ data-reactid=”32″>Police told KSAZ that the first caregiver became suspicious of Menchaca and then followed him home from where she had dropped him off. After knocking on the door, Menchaca’s mother and father answered, where the caregiver learned that he did not have Down syndrome.

Menchaca listed his employment as a school crossing guard, KNXV-TV reported. ‘ data-reactid=”35″>Menchaca listed his employment as a school crossing guard, KNXV-TV reported. 

Menchaca has no criminal history and is due back in court for a preliminary hearing on Sept. 17.

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