Cherokee Village Police Department began an investigation after a February 6th report was taken in regards to a sexual assault on a family member that had allegedly taken place by Charles Edward Slater of Cherokee Village.

Cherokee Village Police Department and the Arkansas State Police were involved in the investigation.

Slater was arrested on February 9th at a job site in Cherokee Village.

Slater is charged with four counts of Rape, class Y Felonies and was transported to the Sharp County Jail.