McKINNEY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A McKinney firefighter has been arrested for sexual assault of a child.

Chad Watson, 38, has also been suspended from his job without pay according to a statement from the City of McKinney.

Chad Watson

Watson was honored two years ago with the Chief’s Award at the 2017 McKinney Firefighters banquet.

McKinney Fire Dept. tweet from March 2018

The Collin County Sheriff’s Department made the arrest.