Man from Arizona, 30, allegedly told caregivers that he had Down syndrome to bathe and change diapers

Paul Anthony Menchaca, 30, was arrested at his parents' house last Thursday in Gilbert, Arizona, after it was discovered he did not have Down syndrome.

An Arizona man pretended to have Down syndrome so he could hire people to take care of him so he could bathe him and change his diaper, police said.

Paul Anthony Menchaca, 30, was arrested at his parents' house last Thursday in Gilbert, Arizona, after it was discovered he did not have Down syndrome.

All three presumed victims of Menchaca are women.

It is said that the first victim responded to a May announcement on CareLinx.com, AZ Family reports.

Paul Anthony Menchaca, 30, was arrested at his parents' house last Thursday in Gilbert, Arizona, after it was discovered he did not have Down syndrome.

Paul Anthony Menchaca, 30, was arrested at his parents' house last Thursday in Gilbert, Arizona, after it was discovered he did not have Down syndrome.

The site describes itself as "a national market of caregivers" and aims to "find, hire, manage and pay with ease online licensed caregivers" for families.

Under the identity of a woman named "Amy", Menchaca tricked the first caregiver into saying that he wanted to care for his eldest son.

The woman stated that she gave Menchaca attention 30 times in two directions, none of which was her home.

During his time caring for the man, the caregiver was able to recall five separate incidents when [Menchaca] he said aggressively that his genitals were not clean enough. "

The first caregiver remitted the second in July and then the two referred the third in August. The next two caregivers agreed to the terms that & # 39; Amy & # 39; I was looking for

The three caregivers only communicated about the payment and instructions with & # 39; Amy & # 39; through the text.

& # 39; & # 39; Amy & # 39; asked the three victims & # 39; punish & # 39; [Menchaca] When he soiled his diaper by putting him on hold and taking away his privileges, he declared an affidavit of arrest.

& # 39; The three victims were paid in cash by [Menchaca] when they picked it up and left it in neutral locations. "

In early September, the first caregiver grew up suspicious of [Menchaca’s] behavior "and followed him home from where he left off.

The first caregiver remitted the second in July and then the two referred the third in August. In September, the three of them confronted the man and delivered the phone number of Amy # & # 39; to the police

The first caregiver remitted the second in July and then the two referred the third in August. In September, the three of them confronted the man and delivered the phone number of Amy # & # 39; to the police

The first caregiver remitted the second in July and then the two referred the third in August. In September, the three of them confronted the man and delivered the phone number of Amy # & # 39; to the police

& # 39;[The victim] was received by [Menchaca’s] real mother and father and discovered [Menchaca] I did not have Down syndrome and did not require diaper changes, "the affidavit said.

The three caregivers confronted the man, who "admitted to lying to them about his mental state."

When the caregivers delivered the "Amy" number to the authorities, they discovered that the number belonged to Menchaca.

One of the women spoke at the initial presentation of the man in court and the three provided written statements.

He was accused of fraudulent schemes and sexual abuse

He was accused of fraudulent schemes and sexual abuse

He was accused of fraudulent schemes and sexual abuse

"I fear for my safety regarding that, as well as my family and friends because I brought my family and friends around," the woman said, hoping he would get a "substantial" bond.

Menchaca said he has special needs, adding that he is working with his parents to get help.

"I just want you to know that I am a special need," said Menchaca. & # 39; I have a low level of intelligence. And … my mom and dad have documentation to prove it. And I'm starting to talk to my father about how to get help and get me a counselor and probably a rehab center to talk to someone.

The man has no criminal record and is expected to reappear in court for a preliminary hearing on Monday.

He was accused of fraudulent schemes and sexual abuse.

Commissioner Michelle Carson instructed Menchaca that she could not have contact with women. She also established a guaranteed bonus of $ 15,000.

"You must obey the terms of any order of protection or order against the harassment issued or that may be issued in the future," he added.

Menchaca was included in the list of jobs in the Chandler Unified School District for the past two years as a support staff position.

The district clarified that the man did not work directly with the students.

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