Hispanic pastor will pay dearly in jail, after discovering what he was doing to innocent children

Hispanic pastor in Santa Ana, California, accused of sexually assaulting three girls. The man met them in churches in Riverside, Garden G...

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  • Hispanic pastor in Santa Ana, California, accused of sexually assaulting three girls.
  • The man met them in churches in Riverside, Garden Grove and Santa Ana.
  • The list of accusations is chilling: Ramírez faces eight charges.

ABUSING PASTOR BEHIND BARS. A Hispanic pastor from the city of Santa Ana, California, is accused of sexually assaulting three girls he met at churches in Riverside, Garden Grove, and Santa Anita.

On Tuesday, authorities filed charges against Carlos Ramírez Valdez, a 57-year-old Riverside resident who worked in the area as a pastor, for having sexually assaulted three minors.

Hispanic pastor accused of sexually assaulting three girls

Hispanic pastor accused of sexually assaulting three girls

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The list of accusations is chilling. Ramírez faces eight charges: five charges for lewd acts with a child under 14 years old and three more charges for oral intercourse or sexual penetration of a child aged 10 years or younger, the local media reported. OC Register.

This Friday, the officers arrived at a construction located in Los Alamitos, where Valdez works, to finally put him under arrest, said Corporal Sonia Rojo of the Santa Ana police.

Church member

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Valdez is pastor of International Mission Church USA located at 505 S. Main St., authorities said. Previously, from 2014 to 2017, he was part of Iglesia De Dios Ebenezer Church at 2020 W. Chestnut Ave. in Santa Ana, Rojo specified.

The police obtained the statements of three victims who dared to denounce him for sexual crimes committed since 2015, when he was still a member of the Iglesia De Dios Ebenezer.

How he enveloped his victims

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The police indicated that Valdez had approached an 8-year-old girl while she was part of this church. He lured her into a van during the church service and sexually assaulted her there, Rojo said. The situation was repeated with this girl for a period of three years.

It was not the only aggression of the pastor. In January 2020, a second victim raised her voice against Valdez and confessed to Riverside police that the man had sexually abused her in 2017 when she was eight, Rojo explained. A third victim approached Garden Grove police also in January 2020 to charge Valdez for abusing her in 2015.

Pay a high price

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Once arrested and presented to a judge, Valdez was set on $ 1 million bond, jail documents indicate. The man remains in custody.

Because he committed crimes in two different counties, Orange County prosecutors agreed to handle the crimes he is charged with in Riverside County as well.

More victims?

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As the prosecution continues the case against Valdez, detectives continue to investigate as they suspect there may be other victims of the pastor.

With the idea of ​​opening a communication channel, the police offered the data of the Detective J. Gaeta: Phone (714) 245-8350 and email: jgaeta@santa-ana.org or the Orange County Crime Stoppers number: 1-855-TIP-OCCS, so that anyone with information can contact them. Hispanic pastor accused of sexually assaulting three girls.

The disturbing confession of the pastor Christopher Garcia

Pastor Christopher Garcia

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He confessed his sin. A pastor identified as Christopher Robert Garcia appeared at a California law enforcement agency and admitted to having sex with an underage person, authorities reported to the media.

The Bakersfield Now newspaper reported that the defendant, a pastor living in Fresno, was arrested in the town of Merced after police said that he himself confessed to having had sexual relations with an underage victim, without specifying the gender.

Pastor Christopher García began the relationship through social networks

Pastor Christopher Garcia

Pastor Christopher García. Photo: Merced Police Department

On September 1, a man came to the Merced Police Department to report illegal sexual conduct. Officers spoke to him and later identified him as 36-year-old Christopher Robert Garcia, the Bakersfield Now report detailed.

During questioning, Christopher Garcia told officers that he is a pastor who used to live in Merced, the county seat of the same name in California. Officers reported that he later confessed to having an inappropriate relationship with a minor.

They accused the pastor Christopher García for various sexual offenses

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Detectives were then called in to carry out an investigation, which later determined that Pastor Christopher Garcia started the relationship via social media in 2019 and knew the person was a minor.

Pastor Christopher García met with the victim on several occasions and it was indicated that he performed various sexual acts with the minor. Later, the priest was arrested and booked into the Merced County Jail.

Pastor Fermín Rangel is arrested for a sexual crime against a minor and they fear that there will be more victims

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According to reports from Bakersfield Now and Your Central Valley, some of the charges that Pastor Christopher García faces are for having illegal sex with a minor under 16, for lewd acts with a minor under 14, sexual penetration with a under 14 and oral copulation with a minor.

Following his confession and subsequent arrest, Merced police asked anyone with information about this incident or another related to the pastor to contact Detective Gorman at (209) 388-7715 or via email at gormana @ cityofmerced. org.

Pastor Fermín Rangel is arrested

Pastor Fermín Rangel Hispanic pastor sexually assaulting girls

He would have taken advantage of his hierarchy in the temple. In other isolated case, a Las Vegas pastor identified as Fermín Rangel Ramos was arrested for allegedly committing sexual crimes against a minor, although authorities believe there may be more victims.

Pastor Fermín Rangel, 52, was arrested on August 11 for being suspected of lewdness with a minor, although he had multiple arrest warrants, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police (LVMPD) said in a statement cited by News 3 LV Monday, August 30.

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