Marciano Cuellar Azusa Church youth leader arrested over inappropriate relationship with 16yr old girl. Charged with sexual battery. Yucaipa Sheriff’s Office fear more victims.
A California church youth leader was arrested following an investigation in which the man is alleged to have had an inappropriate relationship with a 16-year-old along along with sexually abusing the victim.
Marciano Cuellar, 61, of Azusa was arrested Friday and charged with sexual battery for his involvement with a minor, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said in a release.
The sheriff’s department said Cuellar had regular contact with minors in his capacity as a youth leader, and that investigators believe there may be additional victims FOX LA reported.
Cuellar was booked into the West Valley Detention Center. His bail was set at $50,000.
The arrest comes after investigators opened a probe into the alleged inappropriate relationship last month, according to the sheriff’s office.