Tag: Sexual Assault Charges

Man Detained after 15 years on the Loose

Customs and border patrol officers have detained a man wanted on sexual assault charges. The incident happened at the Hidalgo International Bridge, when officers encountered the wanted suspect identified as 35-year-old Nicolas Salas, U.S. Citizen who resided in the city of Peñitas. Salas was detained while arriving from Mexico, as a passenger in a mercury mountaineer. During a secondary inspection when his identity was confirmed through CBP and law enforcement databases. Salas had been on the run since October...

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Brownsville Man Arrested for Sexual Assault

33-year-old Victor Hernandez of Brownsville is facing sexual assault charges. Hernandez was arrested Tuesday, by the U.S. Marshals fugitive task force on a pending warrant for aggravated sexual assault of a child under the age of 16 which, according to police, happened on April 29, 2014. According to police, the victim claimed Hernandez lied about his age. Hernandez remains incarcerated...

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Pharr Man Forces 1-Year-Old to Perform Oral Sex on Him

A man is facing sexual assault charges after he allegedly forced a one year old child to perform oral sex on him. Forty-nine-year-old Homer Ortiz was arrested by Pharr police after responding to a sexual assault report Wednesday afternoon. Police were dispatched to the 300 block of E. State St. in Pharr. The officers learned from a witness that Ortiz forced the one year old child to perform oral sex on him while in the kitchen area of the residence. The witness immediately notified police of the offense. Ortiz is behind bars on a $500,000...

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Harlingen Man Faces Sexual Assault Charges

Harlingen police arrested a man for alleged sexual assault. The incident occurred in April 2013, when a police officer responded to Valley Baptist Medical center after a female woman indicated that Carlos Alberto Salazar allegedly had sex with her without her consent inside a vehicle. Almost a year later, Salazar was located by police and arrested for sexual assault, a 2nd degree felony. He remains behind bars on a $30,000...

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Fugitive Captured Faces Sexual Assault Charges

An alleged sex offender wanted in Bexar County has been arrested right here in the Rio Grande Valley. Thirty-three-year-old Allen Moreno-Lara was charged with sexual assault against a minor this afternoon and is currently awaiting extradition to San Antonio, Texas. Lara was wanted for continuous sexual assault of a child. He was arrested Thursday in the vicinity of la Plaza Mall by the U.S. Marshals gulf coast violent offenders’ task...

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