June of 2014, Central Station deputies received a report from two victims that Manuel Hernandez sexually abused
them while in his care several years ago.
During the investigation, detectives determined Hernandez repeatedly
abused the girls over a four year period, between 2008 and 2011. During that time, the girls were under 14
years of age and in his care almost daily. The acts occurred in several
locations in San Bernardino County.
On Thursday, August 21, 2014 Hernandez
was arrested for violation of Penal Code 288.5(a), Continuous Sexual Abuse of a
Minor and booked at the Central Detention Center. He is being held on $350,000 bail.
investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is urged to contact
Detective Clifford at (909)387-3615.
Refer: Detective David
Station: Crimes Against Children
- Specialized Investigations