BARSTOW – A 57-year-old Tijuana, Mexico man, whose family resides in Barstow was arrested for sexually molesting two of his young female grandchildren officials said.
The investigation began on Thursday, April 19, 2018, just before 6:15 p.m. when a Barstow woman called the police to report that her 13-year-old daughter had just told her that her grandfather, Jesus Moreno-Carrillo, had sexually molested her on a recent visit to Tijuana, Mexico. An officer from the Barstow station responded and interviewed the woman and her daughter. When speaking with the two, the girl told the officer that she was sexually molested while visiting him at his home and she also had witnessed him inappropriately touching her 8-year-old sister at their Barstow home.
A detective returned the following morning just before 9:30 a.m. to assume the investigation. During the investigation, the detective collected detailed information regarding the incidents involving her and her sister while they were in Barstow. The mother of the children told the detective that Moreno-Carrillo was coming for a visit with some other family members and would be in Barstow that day. The detective was able to gather evidence supporting the victims account of the events and linking Moreno-Carrillo to the crime. At around 2:45 p.m. the detective and Barstow Police officers made contact with Moreno-Carrillo at a home in the 1000 block of Windy Pass Road in Barstow. He was taken into custody without incident. He was booked into the West Valley Detention Center for Lewd and Lascivious Acts on a Child under 14-years-old and Oral Copulation with Child under 14-years-old. He is being held in lieu of $350,000 bail and is scheduled to appear at the Victorville Superior Court on Monday, April 30, 2018.
Anyone with further information regarding this investigation may contact Detective Nathaniel Arias at 760-255-5183 or the Barstow Police Department at 760-256-2211. Those wishing to remain anonymous may also report criminal activity by calling the WE-Tip hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME or may leave information on the WE-Tip website at www.wetip.com.For late-breaking news, follow 24/7 Headline News on our Los Angeles County Facebook group, Riverside County Facebook group, Coachella Valley News group, US News group, Victor Valley/Inland Empire Facebook group. If you like what we are doing and want regular updates on your facebook stream like our Facebook Fan Page. You may also follow 24/7 Headline News on Twitter and Instagram!
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