PRESS Staff Report
Armando R. Villalobos, County and District Attorney for Cameron County, announces that Quelen Nolasco Herrera, 47, of Port Isabel, Texas, was sentenced to 30 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Institutional Division for continuous sexual abuse of a young child, a first degree felony.
Herrera appeared before a district judge yesterday in the 445th Judicial District Court. Assistant District Attorneys Stephanie Rollins, Jennifer Hahn, and Brandy Bailey presented evidence on behalf of the State of Texas and entered into a plea agreement with Herrera.
According to police records, Herrera sexually abused a 10-year-old victim. The victim made an outcry on February 15, 2011, to a sister and parents regarding the incidents that occurred between her and Herrera.
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