San Rafael Man Accused of Molesting Novato Girl for Three Years

The man, who was arrested Sunday, allegedly began sexually abusing the girl when he was a roommate of her family's, according to Novato police.

By Bay City News Service: 

A San Rafael man was arrested Sunday morning for allegedly sexually abusing a Novato girl over a three-year period, police said.

Police said officers arrested 37-year-old Arturo Hernandez around 9:15 a.m. when he was spotted in Novato on his way to meet with the victim, who is a teenager under 18. The arrest stemmed from an investigation that began on June 25 when Novato police received information from Windsor police about a case of ongoing sexual abuse of a child in Novato, according to police.

Police said investigators learned that the sexual abuse may have occurred both in Novato and San Rafael over a period of three years and that Hernandez allegedly began abusing the victim when she was 13.

When the alleged abuse began, he lived with the victim's family, police said.

Hernandez was arrested on suspicion of a slew of charges including meeting with a minor for sex, lewd and lascivious conduct with a minor, penetration with a foreign object and oral copulation with a minor under 16, police said.

True American July 14, 2014 at 12:54 AM
I am not a spoof. The Tea Party is not a spoof. Sara Palin is not a spoof. We are a movement that is taking back our country from Obama and his liberal army of Democrats, illegal aliens, welfare cheats, and all that he brought with him when he came into power. Within days of Obama taking office, our economy crashed, our stocks nose dived, our homes became worthless, and we lost our jobs. Now we are flooded with illegal aliens, pot clubs, abortions, Obamacare, higher taxes, and restrictive gun laws. We need to go back to a simpler time, when this crap didn't exist, employers weren't restricted and taxed when they tried to hire workers, and minorities didn't make the rules. There is an election coming, and we will take back America for the little man.
Stella July 14, 2014 at 04:21 PM
Then why don't you answer my original question?
Stella July 14, 2014 at 04:33 PM
The prior comment was addressed to True American. I should have clarified that. I also want to point out my post was at 1:21 pm not 4:21pm. Not sure what happened to the time.
novato 3per July 14, 2014 at 04:42 PM
Stella. I cannot see your original question, what was it ?
Hopkin July 14, 2014 at 04:52 PM
Stella, the post times default to Eastern time. I think they eventually switch to local time, but not sure about that anymore.


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