Sulphur Springs Police Department arrested a 64-year-old Sulphur Springs man for continuous sexual abuse of a young child.
SSPD and Child Protective Services were contacted by SSISD on Wednesday after the victim, a minor under 14 years old, reported the abuse to a SSISD employee. An interview was conducted with the child at Northeast Texas Child Advocacy Center where SSPD Detective Jason Reneau was present.
A warrant was then obtained for Benito Lucio Moreno on a charge of Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Young Child or Children and he was arrested by SSPD at 9:30 pm last night.
He was transported to Hopkins County Jail where he is currently held.