A convicted child molester set free in Los Angeles County three years ago was arrested for sexually abusing two more kids.
Jorge Vasquez, 48, was slapped with eight new counts of child molestation for fondling two young boys in Tulare and San Luis Obispo counties beginning in June 2018 – less than six months after he was released by a judge who said his right to a speedy trial had been violated.
Vasquez had been ordered released after he awaited trial for 17 years – but he failed to register as a sex offender before he was busted again on Sunday, a complaint made public on Tuesday showed.
Richard Ceballos, an LA County deputy prosecutor who thought Vasquez would reoffend, told The Los Angeles Times he was “sick to his stomach” when he heard of the new arrest in Porterville.
“This is every prosecutor’s worst nightmare,” Ceballos said. Vasquez’s original trial was delayed as the defense was transferred to