EL PASO COUNTY — A boy or girl molester who walked absent on probation as section of a plea deal in 2019 has been arrested and billed with more crimes involving little ones.
Hector Gonzalez pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a four-calendar year-old girl concerning 2017 and 2018.
In trade for his responsible plea in that scenario, Gonzalez been given a 90-day sentence adopted by four a long time on probation.
This plea deal angered the victim’s household who believes justice was not served.
Though masking that court circumstance, Information 5 Investigates heard from extra survivors who claim Gonzalez molested them as well.
After investigators followed up on new leads and evidence, Gonzalez is now going through a laundry record of new charges.
Valerie Montoya’s granddaughter was just 4 many years outdated at the time she was molested by Gonzalez.
We’re advised Gonzalez was a neighbor who would typically volunteer to view faculty young children while mother and father ran errands or ended up at work.
The 4th Judicial District Attorney’s Office environment provided Gonzalez a plea offer in the case—which he accepted.
“I was dumbfounded and pretty much blown absent,” Valerie Montoya, the victim’s grandmother stated. “Who gets to do this to a kid, my granddaughter, and get a four-calendar year deferred felony with the risk of no jail (prison) time? We didn’t know until the day just before (courtroom) that the present (plea deal) was out there.”
Now former District Legal professional Dan Might refused to describe why his business office made a plea deal with Gonzalez, regardless of numerous attempts to hear his aspect of the story during his time in office environment.
Court documents also expose a previous circumstance that concluded in 2011 involving Gonzalez. In 2009, Gonzalez was billed with four felony counts of sexual assault of a youngster. In the long run, the scenario was not pursued more and was sooner or later dismissed with no a demo.
Next both of those of these cases, Kassondra Madson made the decision to communicate up in an interview with News 5 Investigates.
She alleges Gonzalez molested her from a quite early age.
“I feel it begun when I was 4, maybe 5,” she informed Information 5 in a 2019 job interview. “Hector Gonzalez molested me. The initially time it was just molestation. He touched me and immediately after that, it carried on until I was about 7 and it was genuine rape.”
Mikayla Windley is yet another sexual assault survivor who promises Gonzalez molested her.
“We would stay the night at his house although our moms and dads had been at function or when we preferred to devote time with our cousins which ended up his youngsters,” she explained.
Now, new court docket information reveal Gonzalez could have specific a lot more youthful small children many years in advance of Mikayla, Kassondra and Valerie’s granddaughter came ahead.
Gonzalez is struggling with 23 new rates—all related to child sex crimes. Some of the alleged crimes date back again 17 many years to 2004.
Given that the alleged victims are minors, the affidavit detailing even more info about the reported crimes stays sealed.
Nonetheless, details connected to the circumstance will likely appear out through a trial.
You can view the energetic court scenario in this article.
These new costs carry new hope that justice will eventually be served.
“He ruined my childhood,” Madson explained. “I never feel a particular person like that could ever be sorry for what they did. I come to feel Hector Gonzalez should be place in prison the place he deserves to be.”
Information show Gonzalez is out on bond. He is thanks back again in courtroom July 21.
Reporter’s notice: Even though this new case is making its way by way of the justice method, KOAA Information 5 will only be delivering updates by details collected from court docket hearings and documents so that this scenario is not jeopardized. The interviews in this tale had been all collected prior to these new felony costs getting filed.
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