Salinas: 2 arrested on suspicion of molesting child

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

By Bay City News

Salinas officers arrested two people earlier this week for allegedly molesting a minor for years, according to police.

In a statement on Thursday, Salinas police said they had been alerted to a report of a possible sexual assault of a minor.

During their investigation, detectives learned that the victim underwent numerous sexual assaults over the course of a number of years.

Police alleged the suspects were Candelario Escobar, 21, and Mario Castillo, 24. Both were arrested on Tuesday.

The suspects were booked into Monterey County Jail for suspected lewd or lascivious acts with a minor, and continuous sexual abuse of a minor.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Detective Ermelinda Reyes at (831) 758-7971.

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About the Author
Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.