Portales Man Sentenced For Molesting An 8 Year Old
NewsChannel 10 By KFDA Assignments Desk
Portales, New Mexico - A New Mexico man found guilty of inappropriately touching an eight year old girl, now knows how much time he'll spend in prison.
The 9th District Attorney's office says a jury found 27 year old Derek Garcia guilty of two counts of Criminal Sexual Contact of a Minor. In February of 2009, an eight year old reported to a social worker that she had been touched by Garcia, who is a family acquaintance. He was sentenced to twelve years behind bars.