In December of last year, the victim, who is now 15 years old, told a teacher in her school about the violation that she endured at the hands of a family friend, Alberto Verdacia. The teacher contacted police and school officials as soon as she was given the information. The Medley Police Department conducted a thorough investigation and arrested Verdacia on February 6th for the crime.
The incident took place at Best Quality Business Corp. Police say that Verdacia was a friend of the families and that’s why he was trusted to be alone with her.
Police are still attempting to learn more details about the incident and the circumstances leading up to it. At this time, Verdacia is being held on a $7,500 bond at a correctional center.
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At Musca Law, our criminal defense attorneys have handled various types of sex crimes involving children and understand the ins and outs as they apply to the law. These charges can be both humiliating and devastating as you are faced with the reality that you could spend time behind bars or be faced with registering as a sex offender for the remainder of your life. Because of the charges that can wreak havoc on your life, it is imperative to retain legal counsel from the very beginning so that you can retain your rights and receive proven case results you deserve. Contact us to find out how we can assist you at this time at (800) 687-2252.
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